MILITARY IN SECURITY OPERATIONS WORKSHOP

IPSTC is honoured to host the Military in Security Operation workshop being run by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The workshop was opened by Major General P M Njiru, Commandant Defence Staff College accompanied by Brigadier J C Sitienei Director IPSTC, Mr. Olivier Dubois Head of Regional Delegation ICRC, Colonel I K Guleid Col Plans & Progs IPSTC, and Colonel G G Marrow Commandant PCSS.

The Chief Guest, Major General P M Njiru recognized efforts by ICRC in their effort to train the military on security operations citing the importance of the training on victims of conflict and violence.

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Mr. Oliver Dubois highlighted the importance of the training stating " preparedness of the security force on armed conflict and those affected by organized violence will influence their approach in that regard." The workshop will serve as a platform to identify challenges in Military and Security Operations.

The aim of the workshop is to plan and conduct military security operations in law enforcement paradigms through partnerships with civil organizations. The 3-day workshop has 22 participants.

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OFFICIAL COMMENCEMENT OF THE CIVILIAN FOUNDATION COURSE (CFC)

The Civilian Foundation Course (CFC) commenced today 29 November 2021. The course comprises 20 participants drawn from 8 different countries from Eastern Africa Standby Force member states comprising, Comoros, Burundi, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, Seychelles, Somalia, and Kenya. 

The opening ceremony was graced by Director EASF - Brig Gen (Rtd) Getachew Shiferaw Fayisa, Comdt HPSS - Col P A Nadio, SOI PSO - Lt Col Gichohi, and representatives from EASF headquarters. 

The Civilian Foundation Course targets civilians for the African Standby Capacity, who are eligible for deployment to Peace Support Operations. This mandatory basic course was designed in 2013 and recently has been reviewed by the AU to expose civilian experts to the conceptual and institutional frameworks of African Union (AU) multidimensional Peace Support Operations. The aim of the course is to equip the participants with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to perform effectively in the challenging PSO environment.

The course is scheduled to run for 10 days and will end on 08 December 2021.

COMMENCEMENT OF THE GENDER IN PSO COURSE

The Gender in PSO course commenced today, Monday, 29th November 2021, at the Humanitarian Peace Support School. The Course was officially opened by Col P A Nadio Commandant HPSS, graced by Lt Col Simon de Labillierre from the British Peace Support Team-Africa and other senior officers from HPSS.

The course brings together Military, Police, Corrections, and Civilian participants from 13 Countries - Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Zambia, Pakistan, Malawi, Botswana, Djibouti, Uganda, Burundi, and Kenya. The 2-week course is sponsored by the government of the United Kingdom through BPST- Africa.

There are 5 PSO missions represented namely United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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