Hon. Janet Museveni presides over launch of CEWARN's post-2012 regional conflict early warning and response strategy

H.E First Lady and Minister of Karamoja Affairs of the Republic of Uganda Hon. Janet Museveni  delivers opening remarks at a meeting of Ministers, Permanent Secretaries and IGAD Committee of Ambassadors at Kampala's Common Wealth Munynyo Resort. The officials are gathered to launch the CEWARN post-2012 Conflict Early Warning and Response Framework.

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IGAD Member States to significantly broaden cooperation on prevention of national and trans-boundary violent conflicts

IGAD Member States' experts are gathered at Kampala’s Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort today to consult on broadening regional cooperation on prevention of national and trans-boundary violent conflicts

The two-day meeting is aimed at reviewing and paving the way for the launch of a post-2012 conflict early warning and response framework that will build on the work of IGAD’s Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism. CEWARN has so far been driving regional cooperation on cross-border security concerns including pastoral conflicts in the Horn of Africa region.

CEWARN Quarterly E-Newsletter May-August 2012

See CEWARN Quarterly E-newsletter May-August 2012.

Hon. Janet Museveni to preside over a high-level meeting of IGAD Member states to launch a regional strategy on conflict early warning and response

Executive Secretary of IGAD Eng. Mahboub Maalim, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uganda Amb. James Mugume (right) and CEWARN Director Dr. Martin Kimani MbuguaOn 4 September, high-ranking officials of IGAD Member States will convene in Kampala’s Munyonyo common wealth resort to launch a regional strategy on conflict early warning and response.The meeting that will be presided over by First Lady and Minister of Karamoja Affairs of the Republic of Uganda Hon. Janet Museveni will mark a significant expansion of the scope of operations of IGAD’s Conflict Early warning and Response Mechanism (CEWARN).

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CEWARN hosts a Roundtable on Global Trends shaping Africa’s future

CEWARN organized a roundtable themed Global Trends shaping Africa’s future with focus on peace and security at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa on 9 July 2012.

The roundtable was organized in collaboration with the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think tank, and was anchored on a presentation of the US National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends 2030: Alternative Report.The roundtable drew members of the diplomatic community; researchers and practitioners from the peace and security and relevant fields as well as representatives of development agencies based in Addis Ababa.

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