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Mak Printery releases the EAC Common Market Protocol Book

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The Makerere University Printery in partnership with the Foundation for Legal Research and Consultancy LA (FOLERECO) Arusha, Tanzania are proud to announce the release of the book titled “EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY COMMON MARKET PROTOCOL”

The Makerere University Printery in partnership with the Foundation for Legal Research and Consultancy LA (FOLERECO) Arusha, Tanzania are proud to announce the release of the book titled “EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY COMMON MARKET PROTOCOL”

The 182page book material was developed by FOLERECO and clearly highlights the guidelines for the free movement of Labour, Goods and Services across all the member countries. Furthermore in 2008, EAC commenced negotiations with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and agreed to an expanded free trade area.

The signing of the Common Market Protocol on 20 November 2009 by the EAC Heads of State came with increased expectations from various stakeholders including; investors, traders, transporters, professionals and students among others regarding how their lives would be impacted by the same. The Protocol came into force on the 1st July 2010.

The Common Market is expected to achieve; A smoothly functioning Customs Union, Free movement of persons, labour and services, Free movement of capital and enhance macro-economic policy harmonization.

The Protocol provides for cooperation in many other areas such as; protection of cross-boarder investments, research and technological development, agriculture and food security.

To secure your personal copy, place your orders with the MAKERERE UNIVERSITY BOOKSHOP. "Students may purchase the book at a discounted price of UGX 10,000/= while the public can obtain a copy at UGX 12,000/" added Mr. Kirabo Joseph, Manager, Makerere University Printery. 

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EAC COMMON MARKET PROTOCOL Book Cover

EAC COMMON MARKET PROTOCOL Executive Summary MSWord Version, PDFVersion

 

 

 

 

mwamai@admin.mak.ac.ug, Public Relations Office

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Launch of Mak-RIF Round 4 Awards & PhD Call for Proposals

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Mak-RIF 4 Awards and PhD Call For Proposals, 29th September 2022, 9:00 to 10:00 AM EAT.

Makerere University received funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, earmarked to support high impact Research and Innovations. This unique initiative arose after engagements between the top University Management and the Government of Uganda. This fund illustrates the increasing importance that the Government attaches to Research and Innovation as a driver of development and transformation. The objective of the fund is to increase the local generation of translatable research and scalable innovations that address key gaps required to drive Uganda’s development agenda. 

In the Financial years 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 the Government of the Republic of Uganda through Mak-RIF has funded implementation of over 750 multidisciplinary research and innovations within the various Colleges, while engaging multiple stakeholders within and outside Makerere University. The Grants Management Committee (GMC) has finalized the award process for the Mak-RIF round 4 call for funding for this Financial Year 2022/2023.

The Grants Management Committee (GMC) hereby invites you to the Launch of the Mak-RIF Round 4 awards and PhD Call for Proposals scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday 29th September 2022 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. EAT. 

Please use the following details to join the launch.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpcu-urDIjE9ZgxdsbEmA2IkNMMiJVECt_ 
Meeting ID: 884 5662 9992
Password: 292624

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Notice: Makerere Disability Scheme 2022/23 Medical Review Exercise

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One of the PWD graduands at the 69th Graduation during the Session held on 17th January 2019.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites persons with disability who applied for admission to public universities under the disability entry scheme for 2022/2023 Academic Year to appear for medical/review exercise at Makerere Unive, Senate Building, Level Two (2) in the Telepresence Centre.

NOTE: Only those who have the minimum entry requirements of at least two principal passes at A’ Level or its equivalent and at least five (5) passes at O’ Level or its equivalent will be interviewed.

 Only candidates who sat ‘a’ level in 2020, 2019 and 2018 are eligible for admission.

THE EXERCISE WILL BE CONDUCTED ON 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 2022 respectively from 9.00 A.M – 1.00 P.M each day.

IMPORTANT:

(i) If you fail to appear on any of the given days above, there will be no other chance for you.

(ii) Applicants with Government Scholarship for the previous years are not eligible for admission

ALFRED MASIKYE NAMOAH

Acting. ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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Uganda’s policymakers implored to address forest loss, plastic & water pollution

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Left to Right: Prof. Gunnar Köhlin, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Amb. Maria Håkansson, Commissioner Julius Mafumbo and Prof. Edward Bbaale posing for a group photo before the opening ceremony on 22nd September 2022: Photo by EfD-Mak Centre.

The Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe on Thursday 22nd September, 2022 participated in the opening of the EfD Annual meeting hosted by Makerere University at Speke Resort Munyonyo where he appealed to government to implement the ban on kaveera and address other environmental issues.

The opening ceremony moderated by the EfD Global Hub Manager Gunnar Köhlin and was graced by Uganda’s Minister for Water and Environment represented by the Commissioner for Water, Mr. Julius Mafumbo and the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Maria Håkansson.

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