23rd Conference of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts for Eastern Africa
Leveraging New Opportunities for Regional Integration in Eastern Africa
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019 TO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019
The Regional Office for Eastern Africa of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) held the 23rd Session of its Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) in Asmara, Eritrea. The ICSOE is held annually to discuss key issues and challenges about the economic and social development of the sub-region with the view to making appropriate recommendations to address them.
The meeting is attended by Senior Government Officials from fourteen-member States served by the office as well as Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) of the sub-region, development partners, research centres, media practitioners, private sector and civil society organisations and seasoned experts.
The theme of the year’s ICSOE is: “Leveraging New Opportunities for Regional Integration in Eastern Africa”. The meeting will be held in Asmara, Eritrea on 5-7 November 2019
“We are very happy to host @ECA_official meeting in Asmara”
– @MinisterSaleh. #Eritrea Minister of Foreign Affairs, meeting with Andrew Mold, head of UNECA in East Africa, reiterated the government’s support to the #ICSOE2019 meeting. https://t.co/Y6xXB8LavZ pic.twitter.com/Uc84y2iYT9
— ECA SRO-EA (@ECA_SRO_EA) November 4, 2019
More than 250 policy makers from 14 East African countries will gather in the city of Asmara from 5-7 Nov to discuss New Opportunities for Regional Integration. #ICSOE2019
Photo:Meron Demoz pic.twitter.com/3hGefIY1xI
— ECA (@ECA_OFFICIAL) November 1, 2019