AMISOM XI COMMAND GROUP PRE DEPLOYMENT TRAINING

AMISOM XI Command Group Pre Deployment Training commenced at the Humanitarian Peace Support School with 53 participants drawn from different Formations of the Kenya Defence Forces.

The opening ceremony was graced by GOC Westcom Maj General M Kivunzi accompanied by Director IPSTC - Brigadier L Mwazighe, Commander 4 Brigade Brigadier Kuto, Chief of Training HQ Keny Army - Brigadier Mzee and SOI PSO HPSS Lt Col Gichohi.

The aim of the course is to equip the command and staff with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate effectively in the mission environment and to impart that knowledge, skills and attitudes to their troops in the implementation of the AMISOM mandate.

On his keynote address, Gen. Kivunzi told the participants to pay close attention during the training in order to tap from the wealth of knowledge and experience of each other and that of the facilitators so as to effectively and efficiently undertake assigned duties. He stated that high standards of conduct and behaviour are expected as they go to AMISOM which is a a multinational and multidimensional environment.

The course is scheduled to run for 2 weeks and will end on 06 August 2021.

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IPSTC MARKS EID AL- ADHA CELEBRATIONS

The International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) held a luncheon to celebrate Eid Al- Adha in honour of muslim participants in the ongoing child protection course.

Standing in for the Director, Head of Training, Lt Col Kipkurui wished all muslims a happy Eid. Also in attendance was Maj C. Ekiru- course coordinator & Ms. Fatuma Ibrahim- Lead Facilitator.

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THE UN/AU CIVIL MILITARY COORDINATION COURSE (CIMIC)

The UN/AU Civil Military Coordination course (CIMIC) was successfully conducted at the International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC). The course, which was sponsored by the Government of France and European Union (EU) in collaboration with the IPSTC comprised of 23 participants from African Troop Contributing Countries namely; Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, DRC, South Sudan and Kenya.

CIMIC is a military staff function in UN/AU integrated missions that facilitates the interface between the military and civilian components in the mission, as well as with the humanitarian, development actors in the mission area, in order to support UN mission objectives.

The opening ceremony was presided over by the EU Head of Political delegation, Mr. Guy Harrison accompanied by the Director IPSTC, Brig Charles Mwazighe, Commandant PCSS, Lt Col Rhoda Mwasigwa and the SO1 Plans &Progs Lt Col Aymeric Molle.

The closing ceremony was presided over by Col plans& Programs G Ohndyl; who was accompanied by the French Defence Attaché; Lt Col Mark De Block, Chief of Staff; Lt Col Ambrose Jonty, SO1 Plans & Progs and the Head of training PCSS, Lt Col R K Kipkurui.

 

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