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The Disaster Planning Preparedness(DPP) Course was officially closed on 10 December 2021 at the Humanitarian Peace Support School.The course was sponsored by the Government of Japan through UNDP.

The course had 25 participants drawn from KDF, County governments,  the National Police Service (NPS), Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), National Youth Service (NYS), National Disaster Management Unit (NDMU), National Disaster Operations Centre (NDOC), the Red Cross and St. John's Ambulance.

It equipped the participants with the requisite knowledge for developing realistic, acceptable and sustainable all-hazard plans and to also reinforce the importance of disaster planning to disaster risk management.

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The Civilian foundation course was officially closed on 08 Dec 2021, at the Humanitarian Peace Support School Embakasi. The closing ceremony was graced by Col G G Marrow, Commandant PCSS accompanied by Mr. Kedir Ababulgu Head of Civilian component at EASF, and Lt Col Gichohi SO1 PSO.

The Course was sponsored by EASF and had 20 participants drawn from EASF member states namely Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Seychelles, Rwanda, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, and Uganda.

The course equipped the participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate effectively in a mission environment. 

COMMENCEMENT OF THE ELECTION OBSERVATION COURSE

The Election Observation Course (EOC) was officially opened today, 6th December 2021 by Col G G Marrow, Commandant Peace and Conflict Studies School. In attendance were Bjarne Askholm Danish Police Adviser EASF, Lt Col G K Yegon Course Director, and Mr. Dunstan Wafula Lead Facilitator. The course is funded by the Danish Government and is scheduled to run for 2 weeks. 

The course has 15 participants drawn from Elections Observations Group, WomanKind Kenya, National Council of Churches Kenya, Africa Youth Trust, Ministry of Education, African Union, Intergovernmental Authority of Development, and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.  

The aim of the course is to equip participants with knowledge and skills in election observation aimed at contributing to peaceful, democratic, and credible electoral processes in Africa. 

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In his speech, Col G G Marrow stated that elections should depict the will of the people. "This course is carefully designed and calculated to foster the free and fair election. Through that, we can improve human rights, democracy, and public participation." 

At the end of the course, participants will have gained knowledge on; Elections and Democracy in Africa, Election Observation in Practice, Understanding Ethical and Security Issues in Election Observation, Election Observation Simulation, and Emerging Issues.

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