AKU’s East African Institute to present Youth Survey report at the East African Legislative Assembly

ARUSHA, TANZANIA – East African MPs are back in Arusha this week, the headquarters of the East African Community (EAC), to take a look at the latest audit report of the EAC finances. 

According to a press release, the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) resumes its Sessions in Arusha, Tanzania, next week. The First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Third Assembly takes place from Monday, August 22 to Friday, September 2.

East African Youth survey findings by Aga Khan University's East African Institute.
East African Youth survey findings by Aga Khan University’s East African Institute.

As part of its engagements with the other stakeholders in the region, EALA will similarly receive a key report on youth matters at the EAC, a culmination of research undertaken by the East African Institute (EAI), a think-tank under the aegis of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

The AKDN works in over 30 countries around the world. It employs approximately 80,000 people, the majority of whom are based in developing countries. The AKDN’s annual budget for non-profit development activities is approximately $625 million. The project companies of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development generated revenues of $ 3.5 billion.  All surpluses are reinvested in further development activities).

Read the complete story at the source: East African Business Week | Regional MPs resume Arusha sittings

About Aga Khan University, East African Institute & East Africa Dialogue Series

Aga Khan University is an autonomous, international institution of distinction, primarily serving the developing world and Muslim societies in innovative and enduring ways.

Aga Khan University is committed to the development of human capacities through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge, and application through service.

It seeks to prepare individuals for constructive and exemplary leadership roles, and shaping public and private policies, through strength in research and excellence in education, all dedicated to providing meaningful contributions to society

The East African Institute’s mission is to provide a coherent and impartial evidence-based platform for policy formulation, decision-making and action to address the challenges and harness the opportunities for adaptive and sustainable social and economic development while ensuring a resilient environmental resource base

The East Africa Dialogue Series provides a platform for evidence-led conversation on the issues that confront East Africans.

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