Former Somali senior military officials to meet in Washington, DC

Sat, 2009-08-01 08:26 by admin

Source: United Nations Political Office for Somalia

Date: 31 Jul 2009

PRESS RELEASE 023/2009

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Nairobi, 31 July 2009 – The United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS) is convening a workshop for former Somali senior military officials under the auspices of the Somali Ministry of Defense from 1 – 5 August in Washington DC.

The workshop, which follows a preparatory forum held in June, will bring together former high ranking officers from the military, police, custodial and intelligence services for in-depth discussions on both the historical background of the Somali security forces, and on the re-establishment and the strengthening of the capacity of the security sector institutions in Somalia. …

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