Nov 13, 2018

Uganda represented at the « 10th ACSRT Focal Points Meeting » organized in Algiers by the African Union in the African Center for Studies and Research on Terrorism (ASCRT).

Colonel Irumba Tingira OMERO, from the Ministry of Defense of Uganda, participated in the « 10th ACSRT Focal Points Meeting » organized in Algiers by the African Union, at the level of the African Center for Studies and Research on Terrorism (CAERT).

The works of the 10th annual meeting of Focal Points of the African Center for the Study and Research on Terrorism (CAERT) began on December 14th 2016 in Algiers.

The three-day meeting will provide an opportunity to analyze the current state of terrorism on the continent, to improve coordination in the fight against terrorism and to determine the way forward to advance counter-terrorism objectives. To this end, organizers, CAERT experts and other counter-terrorism experts from Africa and around the world will be invited to make presentations on the events related to terrorism in Africa in 2016 and their impact on the Security situation in the continent.

Experts will also be working on the theme « National Security Architecture and Anti-Terrorist Mechanism » and « Anti-Terror Cooperation », to propose ideas for improving cooperation and response to the terrorist threat , It was also indicated.

The opening ceremony was attended by Mr Hassan RABHI, Secretary General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Algeria with the presence of  institutions representing African countries in CAERT, CAERT partner organizations, the African Union Peace and Security Commissioner (AU), Smail CHERGUI.