The Maritime Interdiction Operation course took place in Souda Bay, Crete, Greece from 4th to 14th March 2014. This course was designed for instructors/trainers for operational maritime law enforcement skills of operational maritime police/coastguard/naval forces with a focus on maritime interdiction operations against piracy.
To strengthen the training pillars of the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF), the Director of Eastern Africa Standby Force Coordination Mechanism (EASFCOM) signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with Regional Training Institutions on 9th and 9th March 2014.
A Meeting between EASF and 'Friends of EASF was conducted on 17th January 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. The one-day meeting was jointly chaired by the Director of EASF, Maj Gen Cyrille Ndayirukiye and the Damish Defence Attache, Col Soren Knudsen.