All set for the EALS Executive Council Meeting in Arusha

Arusha, 31st July, 2015

 The 22 member East Africa Law Society Executive Council will tomorrow, 1st August 2015, converge in Arusha for the 2nd meeting of the Regional Lawyers policy organ for the year 2015. Top on the agenda are discussions on the progress of preparations for the 20th Annual Conference and General Meeting of the EALS as well as an assessment of the performance of the Society over the first half of 2015.  

This is the first Executive Council meeting in this Council's two year term of office to be held in Arusha, and is thus also expected to provide an opportunity for the Executive Council Members to visit the EALS Secretariat Offices in Arusha.  

The Executive Council of the EALS, headed by President Nassor Khamis Mohammed, is elected biennially by the Annual General Meeting and mandated to offer policy oversight to the activities of the EALS Secretariat. The Council meets on a quarterly basis with the fourth quarter meeting doubling as the meeting of the top organ of the society - The Annual General Meeting. This year's Annual General Meeting is scheduled for the 27th and 28th of November 2015 in the magical island paradise of Zanzibar and registration details are available at your National Law Society Secretariat. 


EALS Spotlight

Our Programmes

The purpose of our programs is to develop an overarching and shared vision for EALS and establish priorities that will guide us in programming, decision-making and allocation of resources.

The EALS works under four thematic focus areas of:

Institutional Development

Professional Development 

Regional Intergration 

Public Interest Advocacy 

Publications & Law Reports

EALS produces a wide variety of publications, covering many aspects of legal practice. Our books are published both by EALS and in cooperation with major regional publishers on current issues in legal practice.

Dispute Settlement under the Customs Union by Paul Mwebesa.

Highlights on the East African Customs Law by Nicholas Kanabahita.

East African Community Customs Union Rules of Origin by Mr.Kamajugo.

Implementation of the Protocol,


Member Law Societies


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