Enhancing Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region

Initial Planning Conference concludes

directorEASF conducted the Initial Planning Conference (IPC) for the forth-coming Command Post Exercise (CPX 2014) from 2nd to 6th June 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The conference marked one of the steps necessary for preparation of a successful CPX.  It provided a forum to identify the requirements and components for CPX, including the structure, conduct, manning and training, and programme.  CPX  2014 is scheduled for November 2014, and constitutes part of the efforts aimed at facilitating the attainment of Full Operational Capability by the revised deadline of December 2014.

The conference was chaired by Lt Col Adolphe Simbizi of the Republic of Rwanda, and graced by Hon Berhanu Abera, the Deputy Minister of National Defence of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

The 58 conference participants included representatives from The African Union, EASF Member States, Friends of EASF and staff of EASF. 

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