Mandate of the Ministry

The Ministry derives its mandate from the Executive Order No.1 of June, 2018 (Revised) and Head of Public Service circular of 2nd April, 2019. Following the reorganization of Government in June 2018, the Ministry of East African Community and Regional Development was established with the following mandate;

  1. Policy on East African Community
  2. East African Community Affairs
  3. Implementation of the East African Treaty
  4. Facilitate and enhance the Ease of doing Business in Kenya
  5. Identifying and recommending business reforms for promoting business and for making Kenya competitive locally, regionally and internationally
  6. Coordinating engagements of the Government of Kenya with private sector in respect to business climate and business transformation
  7. Co-ordination of implementation of EAC regional Programmes and Projects
  8. Promotion and Fast Tracking of EAC Integration
  9. Co-ordination of Government’s participation in East African Community Affairs
  10. East African Community Meetings and Institutions
  11. Coordinating Kenya South Sudan Liaison Office (KESSULO)
  12. Coordination of Regional Development Authorities
  13. Monitoring and Evaluation of the implementation of Northern Corridor Development.
  14. Fast tracking identified Northern Corridor Integration Projects
  15. Oversight and Co-ordination of Lamu South Sudan Ethiopia Transit Corridor (LAPSSET) Programme implementation
  16. Providing Secretariat Service during Ministerial and Head of States Summit Meetings on Northern Corridor Development
  17. Coordinating Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Co-ordination Authority (NCTTCA)