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RECSA Signs MoUs With FECCLAHA and APFO
On 5th September 2014, RECSA signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa (FECCLAHA). This was followed by the signing of another five-year MOU with the African Peace Forum (APFO) on 24th September. Both agreements will enable RECSA to collaborate with the two organisations to undertake joint small arms work in the areas of advocacy, research and documentation, peace building and conflict transformation, capacity building, among others.
Both APFO and FECCLAHA work in countries that are Member States of RECSA. The agreements will enable RECSA to work on joint projects with the two organisations with the shared goal of addressing the problem of small arms and light weapons in the Great Lakes Region, the Horn of Africa and Bordering States.
RECSA HOSTS 5TH MSC MEETING
The 5th MSC Meeting was held on the 29th April 2014 per the Resolutions of the 4th MSC meeting. The participants to this meeting are Interior Ministers from the three RECSA Member States namely; Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. RECSA was in attendance as well in its capacity as the Secretariat. The main agenda of this meeting was to discuss the RECSA staffing assessment study as per the resolutions of the last Ministerial Standing Committee Meeting.
Click the video below for a media interview given by Kenya's Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Mr. Mutea Iringo, during the MSC
RECSA Supports Pursuit of Peace between Sudan and South Sudan
RECSA supports dialogue between Khartoum and Juba on cooperating to promote small arms control, disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration, and peace building in common border areas. A meeting to share experiences in ongoing work in both countries was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 6th and 7th November 2013.
RECSA Signs Collaboration Agreement with EASFCOM
RECSA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the East Africa Standby Force Coordination Mechanism (EASFCOM) in a brief ceremony held in RECSA offices on 20th January 2014.
Author: Regional Center on Small Arms (RECSA)
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