Enhancing Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region



The Eastern Africa Standby Force wishes a HAPPY MASHUJAA DAY to all Kenyans.

EASF Concludes HANDS Plan Operationalization Workshop

The Humanitarian Action and Disaster Support (HANDS) plan operationalization workshop came to conclusion today, 19 October 2022. The workshop developed a legal roadmap for operationalizing a regional HANDS response plan. The closing ceremony was presided over by the head of the EASF Peace Operations Department, Brig Gen Kabissa Domitien.


EASF HANDS Plan Legal Operationalization Workshop Underway

EASF is conducting a Humanitarian Action and Disaster Support (HANDS) plan legal operationalization workshop at Weston Hotel in Nairobi Kenya. The workshop was opened officially by the EASF Joint Chief of Staff, Maj Gen (PSC) Dr. Osman Mohamed Abbas on 17 October 2022.


EASF Concludes Expert Working Group Meeting

EASF Expert Working Group (EWG) Meeting came to conclusion on 14 October 2022, by finalizing the documents prepared by the EASF Secretariat for approval by Policy Organ Meetings.


Happy KDF Day to all Kenyans

The Eastern Africa Standby Force wishes a Happy KDF Day to all Kenyans.

EASF Expert Working Group Meeting Underway in Nairobi

EASF has launched its Expert Working Group Meeting (EWGM) at Weston Hotel in Nairobi today, 11 October 2022. The aim of the EWGM is to discuss on and make ready the various draft documents for the Policy Organ Meetings to be conducted in December this year as per EASF’s activity plan for 2022.


EASF Observes International Day of Peace

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) observed the International Day of Peace, today, 21 September 2022 at the African International University (AIU) in Nairobi with a Peace Symposium. The 2022 theme for the International Day of Peace is “End Racism; Build Peace.” The EASF Peace Symposium was attended by students and staff of AIU, the EASF staff as well as students of Hope International School in Nairobi.


EASF Civilian Foundation Course Underway at Rwanda Peace Academy, Musanze

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) launched its first Civilian Foundation Course for 2022 on Monday, 12 September 2022. The opening ceremony was held at the Rwanda Peace Academy (RPA) in Musanze, Rwanda. The course was launched officially by the Director of RPA, Col. Jill Rutaremara, who welcomed EASF at the Rwanda Peace Academy and expressed that it was an honor to host the course.


Ethiopian Happy New Year 2015

Ethiopia Celebrates its New Year 2015 on 11 September 2022.

EASF Concludes IMPC 02-2022

The Integrated Mission Planning Course (IMPC) that was underway since 29 August 2022 in Khartoum, Sudan, came to a successful completion on 8 September 2022. The closing ceremony was attended by the Guest of Honour, Lt Gen. (PSC) Abdoulmahmud Hamad Hussen, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Sudanese Defence Forces on behalf of the Chief of Staff and the Minister of Defence.


IMPC Kicks off in Khartoum

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) kicked off the Integrated Mission Planning Course (IMPC) in Khartoum, Sudan, today 29 August 2022. The objective of the course is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required to plan a multidimensional peace support mission that engages the military, police and civilians.



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