ALP Law Series

The Future of Integration: The East African Monetary Union

By ALP Advocate
on
September 15, 2021

Article No 3/2021 of the ALP Law Review Series addresses the East African Monetary Union, its current set up and the challenges being faced to implement this stage of integration in the East African Community. This article further takes a comparative look at currency areas in Europe and West Africa deriving lessons from strengths and failures faced by the same to propose a resilient and efficient system for the East African Monetary Union going forward.

Article No 3/2021 of the ALP Law Review Series addresses the East African Monetary Union, its current set up and the challenges being faced to implement this stage of integration in the East African Community. This article further takes a comparative look at currency areas in Europe and West Africa deriving lessons from strengths and failures faced by the same to propose a resilient and efficient system for the East African Monetary Union going forward.

Furthermore, this article poses the question as to whether Partner States appreciate the level of cooperation that is needed to see the East African Monetary Union thrive, and if this will be enough to progress further on to a political federation.

The detailed Article No 3/2021 is available for download as a PDF file here.