Enhancing Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region

Danish Foreign Affairs Committee Visits EASF

The Danish Foreign Affairs Committee visited EASF Friday 10th March. The Committee was headed by Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, former Danish minister and in 2016 the Chairman of the United Nations General Assembly.


Committee of Chiefs of Defence in Kampala

eacdsThe Chiefs of Defence Staff met in Kampala for the 2nd Ordinary Meeting of the Committee of Eastern Africa Standby Force Chiefs of Defence Staff. The meeting forms part of the Policy Organs meetings that are conducted regularly to provide guidance for executing the affairs of EASF.


Procurement of Forward Force HQ Communications' Equipment Begins

The Nordic Advisory and Coordination Staff (NACS) entered a contractual agreement on 6th March 2017 with a Kenyan ICT Solutions' provider, Smoothtel (K) Ltd, for the latter's procurement and installation of Command and Control's Communication Information Systems (C2CIS).


AU Delegation Verifies EASF's Full Operational Capability

A delegation from Peace Support Operations Department (PSOD) of the African Union (AU) visited the EASF Secretariat in Karen, Nairobi on 24th February 2017. The aim of the visit was to confirm EASF's readiness for deployment now that the


Annual Civilian National Focal Points' Workshop in Seychelles Ends

The Civilian Component of the Eastern Africa Standby Force held its annual National Focal Point Workshop in Mahe, Seychelles from 20th to 22nd February 2017.

The Workshop was officially opened by Amb. Claude Morel of the Department of Foreign Affairs of


Annual Multinational Maritime Exercise 'Cutlass Express' is Completed

Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, the United States as well as several international organizations successfully conducted the sixth iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express, from 31st January to 9th February 2017.



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