WestMinister Foundation for Democracy, EACSOF Regional Meeting on CSO legislative Environment for CSOs in the East African Region

WestMinister Foundation for Democracy, EACSOF Regional Meeting on CSO legislative Environment for CSOs in the East African Region

WFD in collaboration with EACSOF commissioned a policy focused research on the Legislative Environment for Civil Society Organizations in the East Africa region whose anticipated output will form the basis of round table discussions. The round table discussions will build on information from key resource persons from the Civil Society Sector within the East Africa region thus provide a basis to update the EALA Committee on General Purpose on the status of the same.              

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CREATION OF A DIALOGUE FRAMEWORK ON EAC INTEGRATION BETWEEN PARLIAMENTARIANS AND CSOs IN TANZANIA

CREATION OF A DIALOGUE FRAMEWORK ON EAC INTEGRATION BETWEEN PARLIAMENTARIANS AND CSOs IN TANZANIA

EACSOF Tanzania Chapter  with support from the Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) has been undertaking key initiatives to advance EAC regional integration specifically: Development of the East Africa Integration Communication and Advocacy strategy, that guides CSOs to develop key advocacy messages on priority issues related to East Africa and broadcast of  Radio programs aiming to raise awareness on available opportunities in EAC such as infrastructure, social services, role of EAC leaders in making informed decisions,  good governance and democracy. FCS in collaboration with the EACSOF Tanzania Chapter also conducted a…

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EALA AGREES TO COLLABORATE WITH EACSOF

EALA AGREES TO COLLABORATE WITH EACSOF

PRESS RELEASE  4th September 2016 The East African Civil Society Organization’s Forum (EACSOF) Secretariat led by the Secretary General on 30th August 2016 met the General Purpose Committee of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). The EALA legislators most of whom before the meeting did not know much about EACSOF appreciated the gesture, saying that the meeting made them to understand more the about aims of EACSOF and the strategic positioning of EACSOF in ensuring a people centered EAC regional cooperation and Integration process. Among the key agreement was that…

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FOLLOW- UP ON THE PROPOSED CSO-EALA ENGAGEMENT FRAMEWORK

FOLLOW- UP ON THE PROPOSED CSO-EALA ENGAGEMENT FRAMEWORK

EACSOF developed a proposed framework for strengthening EALA – CSO collaboration, which was developed with representatives from each national chapter including 2 meetings in Arusha during November 2013 and Nairobi during Feb 2014. This initiative builds on the already existing EAC – CDF (Consultative Dialogue Framework) EACSOF has been following up on the way forward on the Draft CSO-EALA Engagement Framework which was submitted to the EALA General Purpose Committee (GPC). On 30th August 2016 EACSOF Delegation, Ms. Martha Makenge and EACSOF Secretary General Mr. Zaa Twalangete, Lilian Alex –…

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EACSOF is keen to take collaboration with the East African Legislative Assembly a notch higher

EACSOF is keen to take collaboration with the East African Legislative Assembly a notch higher

East African Legislative Assembly, Arusha, Tanzania; May 26, 2015: The Civil Society in the region under the aegis of the East African Civil Society Organisation Forum (EACSOF) is keen to take collaboration with the East African Legislative Assembly a notch higher. Consequently, linkages between both organisations are expected to be strengthened following the development of a collaboration framework. EACSOF officials late last week paid a courtesy call on the EALA Speaker, Rt. Hon Daniel F. Kidega and presented the proposed collaboration framework. The delegation was led by the EACSOF Secretary…

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