Enhancing Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region

EASF Director Pays a Courtesy call to the Ethiopian Minister of Defence

New Director Meets Ethiopia Defence MinisterThe New Director of Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF), Brig Paul Kahuria Njema and the outgoing Director, Brig Gen Getachew Shiferaw Fayisa, paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Defence of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Hon Abraham Belay, on 16th May 2023, at Defence Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


Youth Leads Deliberations on Peace and Environment in Djibouti

Youth For Peace DjiboutiThe Republic of Djibouti and the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) launched three days of activities in Djibouti between the 7th to 9th of May 2023. The theme of the peace seminar is dubbed “Youth 4 Peace, Promoting Peace, Protecting the Environment”. Youth leaders from various civil society organizations from EASF Member States including over 60 youths from the host nation participated in the event.  


African Integrated Peace Operations Course kicks off in Rwanda

The ‘African Integrated Peace Operations’ a five-day course bringing together civilians, military and police, aimed at improving the knowledge and competencies of the participants in matters of integrated crisis management started on May 7, in Kigali, Rwanda.


EASF Management Meeting with Djibouti Minister of Defence

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) Director, Brig Gen Getachew Shiferaw Fayisa, paid on 7th May 2023, a courtesy call to the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Djibouti, Hon Hassan Omar Mohamed, accompanied by EASF Head of Administration and Finance, Col Mohamed Barkar Aden.


EASF Participates in the High Level Ministerial Meeting on Youth, Peace and Security

The third High-Level Ministerial Conference on the Role of Governments, Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms in Promoting the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda was officially inaugurated by H.E Ezéchiel Nibigira, Minister of East African Community Affairs, Youth, Sports and Culture, on Tuesday 9th May 2023 at the Kiriri Gardens in Bujumbura, Burundi.


Message of Solidarity from EASF on the Recent Natural Disaster in Rwanda and Uganda.

The Eastern Africa Standby Force fraternity joins the rest of the countries in sending a message of resilience and solidarity to the President and the People of Rwanda and Uganda following the recent natural calamity of severe flooding and landslides causing loss of lives, properties and damage to infrastructures. The EASF fraternity is deeply saddened by such calamity affecting two of our Member States, Rwanda and Uganda.



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