Enhancing Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region

EASF Day Sudan

The Vice President SudanEASF Open Day in Sudan was conducted on the 10th December 2015 in the capital city, Khartoum. The Vice President of the Sudan, H.E. Hasabo Mohamed Abdul Rahman, was Guest of Honor at the high profile one-day event.



Deployment of EASF Draws Closer

Start-Up-Kit HandoverAs part of the preparations for future deployment, Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) received a Start-Up-Kit at a ceremony held at the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Leadership Centre in Karen Nairobi on 3rd December, 2015.


EASF Day Ethiopia

 Minister of DefenceEASF conducted an Open Day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 14th November 2015.

This single-day event was graced by the Minister for Defence of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mr. Siraj Fegessa.

The Director of EASF, Amb. Issimail Chanfi thanked the Government of Ethiopia for hosting the event which was the first of its kind in the country ever.


President Guelleh Opens EASF Meeting

ministersH. E. Ismail Omar Guelleh President of the Republic of Djibouti officially opened the 19th Ordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Defence and Security of the Eastern Africa region in Djibouti on 17th October 2015.


EASF Day Djibouti

 ministersEASF conducted an Open Day in Djibouti on 11th October 2015.

The one-day event was graced by the Minister for Defence of the Republic of Djibouti, General Zakaria Cheick Ibrahim.

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EASF Day Kenya

ministersEASF celebrated the International Day of Peace on 21st September 2015  in Nairobi, Kenya.  The day was conducted alongside an open day branded the EASF Day.

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Civilian Foundation Course

ministersEASF conducted Civilian Foundation Course from 20th to 31st July 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.


EASF hosts Ambassadors accredited to Kenya

ministersEASF hosted Ambassadors accredited to the Republic of Kenya on 30th June 2015 at the Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya.   The aim of this session was to brief the ambassadors about the development of the Eastern Africa Standby Force and the Peace Fund  Conference proposed to take place later in the year.


H. E. Omar Al Bashir Graces EASF Policy Organs Meeting

ministersH. E. Omar Al-Bashir, President of  the Republic of Sudan, opened the 13th Extra-ordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers of Defence and Security of the Eastern Africa region.


Chiefs of Defence Meeting in Khartoum

Experts Working GroupThe Committee of Eastern Africa Chiefs of Defence and Security Staff conducted its meeting in Khartoum, Sudan on 22nd and 23rd April 2015.


Policy Organs Meetings kick off in Sudan

Experts Working GroupPeace and security leaders in the Eastern Africa are convening in Khartoum, Sudan from 20th – 25th April 2015  to participate in the 13th Extraordinary Policy Organs Meetings.


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