Enhancing Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region

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.


EASF Director Meets the President of the Union of Comoros

The President of the Union of Comoros, HE Azali Assoumani had an audience, on 26th April, 2023 at Beit-Salam Palace, with the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) Director, Brig Gen Getachew Shiferaw Fayisa, accompanied by the Force Commander, Brig Gen Vincent Gatama.


Youths Gather in Comoros to Discuss Peace and Environment

Youth for peaceThe Government of the Union of Comoros and the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) launched three days of activities in Moroni, Comoros from 25 to 27 April, 2023. The theme of the “Youth 4 Peace” event is “Promoting Peace, Protecting the Environment” and it is therefore aimed at sensitizing citizens of EASF Member States on efforts to emphasize the link between “Peace” and “Environment”.


Contingent Owned Equipment workshop opens in Addis Abba

The Contingent Owned Equipment (COE) Syllabus development workshop was officially opened on Monday 24th April, at the EASF Logistics Base in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. The Workshop brings together representatives from member states, EASF staff and two experts from the Republic of Kenya; Lt Col George Njogu and Lt Col Veronica Owuor. It is aimed at developing a syllabus that will be used by EASF to facilitate the COE officers’ Course in Future.



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