Annexes (p. 35-58): 1. Arusha Conference Ministers' Declaration on the East African Cooperation towards Participatory Human Settlements Development, Arusha, 25th Feb. 1998 -- 2. Speech by the Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, F. Sumaye, at the opening of the Ministers' Conference -- 3. Statement by the Minister for Community Development, Women Affairs and Children, United Republic of Tanzania, Mary Nagu -- 4. Statement by Kenya's Minister for Local Authorities, Sam Ongeri -- 5. Statement by Uganda's Minister for Gender and Community Development, Janat Mukwaya -- 6. Statement by Darshan Johal, Ag. Executive Director, UNCHS (Habitat) -- 7. Statement by the Executive Secretary, East African Cooperation, Francis Muthaura -- 8. List of participants.