Enhancing Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region

Logistics MAPEX and UN Movement Courses Rolled Out

The Eastern Africa Standby Force launched a Map Exercise Planning Course designed to run from 9th to 13th October 2017 at the EASF Logistics' Base in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


EASF Launches Training of Trainers Course for Formed Police Units

The Police Component of the Eastern Africa Standby Force rolled out a Training of Trainers (ToT) course for Formed Police Units (FPUs) at the Gishari Police Training School in Rwanda on Monday 2nd October 2017. This course, designed


Finland Conducts Support Feasibility Studies for EASF's Civilian Component

The UN and AU conflict intervention doctrine underscores that Peace Support Operations (PSOs) should simultaneously address key areas such as politics, rule of law, humanitarian support, protection of civilians, development and other issues alongside security aspects.


EASF Officials in Discussions with US and AU's PSOD

After the successful completion of Field Training Exercise (FTX) 2017's Final Planning Conference, an EASF team, led by the Director Dr Abdillahi Omar Bouh held crucial discussions with United States Mission to African Union Officials on 29th September 2017 on strategic airlift during the upcoming exercise.


EASF Conducts FTX 2017's Final Planning Conference

The Eastern African Standby Force opened the Field Training Exercise (FTX) 2017's Final Planning Conference on 25th September 2017 in Port Sudan, in the Republic of the Sudan.


EASF Celebrates the International Day of Peace

The Eastern Africa Standby Force joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Day of Peace on Thursday, 21st September 2017 in Karen, Nairobi.


Director Calls on Chairperson of the Council of Ministers

The EASF Director Dr. Abdillahi Omar Bouh held discussions with Lt. Gen. Ali Mohamed Salem, Chairperson of the Council of Ministers who is also the Minister for Defence of the Republic of the Sudan on 21st September 2017 in Khartoum, Sudan.


EASF takes part in African Union’s Annual Civilian Strategic Support Group Meeting

The Easter African Standby Force took part in a continental Civilian Strategic Support Group (CSSG) meeting organized by the African Union from 19th to 20th September 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


Japanese Delegation Visits EASF Force HQ and Logistics' Base

The EASF Force Commander, Brigadier General Alladine Osman together with the Chief of Staff, EASF Logistics Base, Colonel Godwin Karugaba welcomed delegates from Japan at their respective institutions in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 19th September 2017.


EASF Calls on the Ambassador of Japan

The EASF Director, Dr. Abdillahi Omar Bouh, together with a team of senior members of staff, paid a courtesy call to the Japanese Ambassador to Kenya Amb. Toshitsugu Uesawa at the Embassy in Upper Hill, Nairobi on 12th September 2017.

The aim of the visit was to update the Ambassador on the consistent progressive strides the regional peacekeeper has been making ever since its inception.


EASF Hosts FTX-2017 Exercise Director

The Eastern African Standby Force held lengthy discussions with the Field Training Exercise (FTX) 2017 Director, Maj. Gen. Ezeldin Osman Taha, on 12th September 2017 at the Secretariat in Karen, Nairobi.



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