South Sudan and Rwanda have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the training of high-ranking officials as well as forensic professionals.
This follows a side meeting of the top police leadership from the two countries in Bujumbura, Burundi.
According to SSNPS, South Sudan’s IGP, Gen. Majak Akec Malok, and Rwanda’s IGP signed a memorandum of understanding and discussed a variety of problems.
Training, information sharing, and other critical problems touching on police duties in their respective countries formed the subject.
According to a statement released on the SSNPS page, the MoU aimed to train high-command officers as well as professionals on how to analyse forensic cases.
The two chiefs of police agreed to create a five-year action plan for training of trainers (TOTs).
The two countries were among those who attended the 25th Annual General Meeting of the Eastern African Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO), which took place in Bujumbura, Burundi, on Wednesday, October 25.
The event was centred on the topic “Leveraging Regional Policing Capabilities in Promoting Law Enforcement Cooperation in the Fight against Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime.”
The summit made a number of important resolutions to strengthen regional cooperation in addressing current security problems.
The meeting decided to improve information exchange on the import, export, and production of precursor chemicals.
This includes lowering the risk of manufacturing and utilizing improvised explosive devices and educating the public about explosives, coordinates, and explosive components.
The summit also saw the transfer of the EAPCCO chairperson from Ethiopia to Burundi.