The aim of COMESA is promoting regional economic integration through trade and investment. There is also a peace, security and foreign policy dimension of the venture, seen as preconditions for enhanced development in the region. [editors ilissAfrica]
ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) is a regional organisation charged with the task of promoting trade, development and integration within the COMESA region through trade of insurance and reinsurance business. [according to site editor's information]
The HBF is close to the german political party Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. The website of the East and Horn of Africa office informs on the work of the foundation in the area and three programmes: gender equity, ecology and sustainable development, and the promotion of peace and dialogue.
Some publications are downloadable. [editors ilissAfrica]