Thursday, May 29, 2008

International Security Forces Training School (EIFORCES)

The conference to generate contributions for the project to set up an international training school for security forces in Cameroon (EIFORCES) will be held at the Invalides on May 23, at 9 am.

External Relations Minister Henri Eyebe Ayissi of the Republic of Cameroon, Secretary of State at the Defense Ministry Jean-Baptiste Bokan of the Republic of Cameroon and Jean-Marie Bockel, Secretary of State for Defense and Veterans’ Affairs, will take part in the conference.

The meeting is to let states and international organizations indicate their intentions for partnering in the start of construction of the school and its future operation

EIFORCES is to train a thousand police officers and gendarmes every year; these officers are intended to strengthen UN and African Union peacekeeping forces and improve the police capacities of countries emerging from crisis.

Source: Statements made by the Ministry of Foreign and European Spokesperson (Paris, May 22, 2008)

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