East African Community (EAC)
Wilbert TK Kaahwa
- International co-operation — Regional organizations
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1 The East African Community (‘EAC’; ‘Community’) is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania (see International Organizations or Institutions, Headquarters; Regional Cooperation and Organization: African States).2 The Community is a corporate legal entity founded by the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community (‘EAC Treaty’; ‘the Treaty’) which was signed on 30 November 1999 and which came into force on 7 July 2000. Prior to the coming into force...