Press Release: The Launch of the African Conference of Commandants Web Portal
The new web portal of the African Conference of Commandants (ACoC) is designed to act as the public ‘face` for the activities of this body of the general membership of the military command and staff colleges on the African continent.
The aim of ACoC is to enhance harmonization, interoperability, commonality, standisation and cooperation between African Staff Colleges as its contribution to the African Standby Force (ASF) and Peace and Support Operations (PSOs). The ACoC`s objectives include contribution to African Security through the Development and Transformation of Education and Training in the Military Environment and to the enhancement of co-operation amongst African Staff Colleges through benchmarking; college curriculum best practice; DS Exchange programmes; academic accreditation; exploration of the feasibility of an annual Combined Joint African Exercise (CJAX).
The Security Sector Governance (SSG) programme at the ISS serves as the current Secretariat to ACoC. The website is hosted and maintained by the ISS.
Vist the ACoC website at www.acoc-africa.org
Issued by the Institute for Security Studies on Behalf of the African Conference of Commandants
23 October 2008