The Ministry of East African Cooperation (MEAC) was established in 2006, through the Presidential instrument following a decision by Heads of State of the East African Community (EAC) to establish Ministries solely responsible for EAC Affairs in their Government organization structures aimed at accelerating the region’s integration process. The said measure was the Government sign of its commitment towards enhancing EAC regional integration.
Consequently MEAC’s plays the linkage role between the Government, private sector, CBOs, people and other stakeholders on issues pertaining to EAC regional integration. For that matter MEAC facilitates and coordinates in the country as an overseer of the implementation of the EAC Treaties and its Protocols. Similarly, MEAC facilitates participation of Tanzanians in the emerging market and investment opportunities emanating from the East African Community so that the nationals can enhance their competitiveness and increase production.
To ensure effective participation of Tanzania in building a prosperous EAC while safeguarding the national interest
To have a prosperous Community in which Tanzania benefits socially and economically
Implementation of East African Community Treaty and its protocols;
Negotiations of East African Customs Union, Common market, and Political Integration;
Coordinate Extra-Ministerial Departments and projects under the Ministry;
Performance improvement and Development of human resources under the Ministry and other government agencies falling under the Ministry
Extra-Ministerial Departments, Parastatal Organisations, Agencies, Programmes and Projects under the Ministry
To facilitate, coordinate and monitor the implementation of East African Community Treaty and Protocols;
To implement measures towards poverty eradication, provide policy direction and technical guidance to stakeholders in Tanzania;
To coordinate and facilitate the implementation of the EAC Projects and Programmes;
To facilitate the negotiations of East African Common Market, Monetary Union and ultimately Political Federation;
To enhance public and private sectors participation in formulation of policies, programmes and strategies;
To enhance performance and human resources development for efficient and effective delivery of services;
To coordinate government agencies that falls under the Ministry
To create Public awareness on EAC affairs.
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