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Zziwa Set to Resume EALA Business

treat http://ciencialili.org/libraries/joomla/utilities/xmlelement.php geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The Plenary which takes place from Monday, viagra 40mg http://dailycoffeenews.com/wp-includes/pluggable.php May 26, cheap 2014 to Friday, June 6, 2014 is the Sixth Meeting of the Second Session of the Third Assembly.


The Assembly which shall be presided over by the Speaker, Rt. Hon (Dr) Margaret Nantongo Zziwa expects to debate several Bills and reports which include the EAC Integration (Education) Bill, 2014 for the second and third reading.


The other bills expected to be discussed include the EAC Appropriation Bill, 2014 and the EAC Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2014.


The EAC Integration (Education) Bill, 2014 is anchored on Article 7 of the EAC Treaty, providing for people- centeredness and a market driven economy.


The Bill deals with civic education in the region and aims to equip East African citizens with the necessary skills and information about the EAC.

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Furthermore, the Bill seeks to establish a unit within the Office of the EAC Secretary General, mandated to coordinate integration education in the EAC Partner States.


The proposed unit is to develop educational materials and set standards and quality control measures.


Accordingly, the respective national institutions currently responsible for conducting civic education in the Partner States are proposed within the Bill to be the national focal points.


So far, EALA has been around the Partner States and met with various stakeholders in a bid to collect views on the proposed Bill which sailed through the first reading during the First Reading in Kampala, Uganda, in January 2014.


The house will among others receive and consider reports from various Committees of the Assembly and consider Motions and Questions brought before the House.

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