Musanze, 4 November 2019
Twenty six senior and junior military officers from seven East African Standby Force (EASF) member states on Monday started a training course entitled ‘United Nations (UN) Military Expert on Mission’ at Rwanda Peace Academy in Musanze District with an aim to train future military observers, military liaison officers and military advisors that will serve in UN peacekeeping operations.
Participants were drawn from Comoros, Djibouti, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda.
The Joint Chief of Staff at the Eastern Africa Standby Force Planning Element, Maj Gen Charles Rudakubana, RPA Head of Training, Maj Marcel Mbabazi officiated at the opening ceremony of the course.
The three-weeks training is organised by RPA in partnership with the Government of Sweden.