Enhancing Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region

EASF Peace Operations Department Takes Off

New Members of ManagementThe recently established Peace Operations Department (POD) has commenced with its operations. The department was established following restructuring of EASF to accomodate the growing needs and to better prepare the organization for possible deployment.


EASF Conducts an Integrated Mission Planning Course

IMP CourseEASF successfully conducted an Integrated Mission Planning (IMP) Course from 1st to 12th August 2016 at the International Peace Support Training Center (IPSTC) in Karen, Nairobi.


EASF Concludes Force Headquarters' Training

FHQ TrainingIn accordance with the EASF approved activity plan 2016, EASF successfully conducted a Force Headquarters' (FHQ) Staff training course in order to prepare the Standby Force Headquarters' staff for any AU/EASF mandated Peace Support Operation (PSO). 


EASF Director Partcipates in Exercise Eastern Accord 2016

The EASF DirectorThe Director, EASF Amb Issimail Chanfi participated in the Exercise Eastern Accord (EA 16), conducted at the Peace Keeping Training Centre in Kunduch, Tanzania on July 21st 2016.


Another Maritime Cell Highlight for June 2016

EASF Maritime WorkshopEASF successfully organized and rolled out a two-week Search and Rescue course for its Maritime Component in Rwanda in June 2016. The aim of the course was to enhance the capacity of the military personnel under maritime surveillance and increase performance.   


EASF Scales Up the Maritime Component

EASF Maritime WorkshopEASF conducted a workshop for programming the development of the maritime component for the period 2017 – 2020 in Nairobi Kenya from 20th to 24th June 2016. The objective of the workshop was to prepare a comprehensive and detailed plan depicting


Somalia Chief of Defence Chairs Meeting

EACDS MeetingThe EASF Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff (EACDS) concluded an extraordinary meeting on 17th June 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.

The meeting which was chaired by Maj Gen Mohamed


EASF Police AU Pre-Deployment Course in Rwanda

EASF PoliceIn accordance with the EASF approved Activity Plan 2016, EASF conducted an African Union Pre-deployment Course (AUPC) for the Police Component in Gishari, Rwanda. The aim of the course was to prepare the Police within the Standby Force


Verification of Civilian Database in Kigali, Rwanda

EASF CivRoster JoshuaThe Civilian Component of the Eastern Africa Standby Force undertook a Civilian Roster Database Verification Exercise from 2nd to 4th June 2016 in Rwanda's capital city, Kigali.


Riara University Students visit EASF Headquarters

StudentsStudents from Riara University in Nairobi paid a courtesy call to the EASF headquarters in Karen, Nairobi on 20th May 2016. During the first EASF Open Day in Nairobi, participating students from local


EASF Conducts a Military Database Evaluation Workshop

Group PhotographEASF successfully conducted a Military Database Workshop from 9th to 13th May 2016 at its headquarters in Karen, Nairobi. Ever since the Standby Force attained its Full Operational Capability (FOC) in December 2014,



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