Source: Ministry of Defence Rwanda
On this Monday Feb 6th , 2012 at Rwanda Peace Academy in Musanze District , Northern Province, an international seminar on Security Sector Reform (SSR) kicked off.
The seminar that gathers participants from nine African countries, namely Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Uganda was organised with support and partnership of the Geneva based International Security Sector Reform Advisory Team- ISSAT.
The official opening ceremony of the course was presided over by the Rwanda Defence Force Army Chief of Staff, Lt Gen Ceasar Kayizari, who warmly welcomed all participants in Rwanda and wished them a pleasant stay as well as a fruitful exchange of experiences.
Their Excellencies Ambassadors of Japan and of the Netherlands, the UNDP representative and other officials were also present during the ceremony.
The seminar is expected to be closed on Feb 17th, 2012.