Peacekeeping Africa 2010 – Programme – Day Two

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Force preparation, financing, logistics and armed vehicles for
peacekeeping operations in Africa
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Programme Day Two: Friday, 27 August 2010
 
08:00 Arrival and refreshments
   
08:45 Opening remarks from the chairman
   
  Martin Reeves
Manager: Operations Decision Support
DEFENCE INSTITUTE
   
FINANCING AND CONTRACTOR SUPPORT FOR PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS
   
09:00 Topic to be confirmed
   
  Lieutenant General John Koech
Senior Pan Afstrag Member
PAN AFRICAN STRATEGIC AND PEACE RESEARCH GROUP KENYA (PANAFSTRAG KENYA)
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09:30 Finance Options and Budgetary Constraints For African Peacekeeping Missions
   
  > Finance for peacekeeping operations in Africa
  > Overview of financing for peacekeeping operations
  > Peacekeeping operations expenditure
  > Sharing of costs between member states
  > Administrative and budgetary aspects
  > The different practices of financing peacekeeping operations
  > Submission of budget proposals
   
  Lieutenant Mutungi Silas Kamanda
Legal Officer of the 5th Division
Uganda Peoples Defence Forces
Advocate of the High Court of Uganda
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10:00 Private Contractor Support to PKOs
  The necessity of private contractor support. No military in the world is capable of supporting itself for long term operations.
There are many things private companies do more effectively and efficiently.
   
  > Some important considerations for designing a solicitation to industry for contractor support
  > Selection criteria that may help you pick the best contractor for your particular situation
  > Procurement “best practices” for those who will be working with private contractors supporting PKOs
  > Some examples from Lockheed Martin’s experiences supporting military operations and PKOs in Africa and the Middle East
   
  Jennifer Shamilla
Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
LAW SOCIETY OF KENYA
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10:30 Morning refreshments and networking
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10:45 Interactive panel discussion: financing for peacekeeping operations
   
 
Lieutenant Mutungi Silas Kamanda
Legal Officer of the 5th Division
Uganda Peoples Defence Forces
Advocate of the High Court of Uganda
Jennifer Shamilla
Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
LAW SOCIETY OF KENYA

 



Lieutenant General John Koech
Senior Pan Afstrag Member
PAN AFRICAN STRATEGIC AND PEACE RESEARCH GROUP KENYA (PANAFSTRAG KENYA)
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PEACEKEEPING LOGISTICS AND ARMED VEHICLES
   
11:30 A New Perspective To Manage Logistics As The Major Constraint To Force Preparation And Mobilisation in Africa
   
  > Budgetary support
  > Disparities in doctrines (standard operating procedures)
  > Interoperability of forces
  > Multi-ethnicity and multi multiculturalism
  > Lack of infrastructure (interstate, road and raids)
  > Problems of mandates of the United Nations Charter of Peacekeeping (creep mission)
   
  Lieutenant General John Koech
Senior Pan Afstrag Member
Pan African Strategic and Peace Research Group Kenya (PANAFSTRAG KENYA)
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12:00 The Role of Armoured Vehicles in Peace Support Operations
   
  > The changing threat patterns of PSOs
  > There is no front-line: fighting logistics through
  > Side-impact protection
  > Expeditionary vehicle requirements: projecting the force
  > Market overview
   
  Martin Reeves
Manager: Operations Decision Support
DEFENCE DECISION SUPPORT INSTITUTE
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12:30 Lunch & networking
   
13:30 Can the African Union Cope With The Logistics Challenges Of The African Standby Force?
   
  > AU force in Darfur and Somalia – the doctrinal and logistics problems
  > Its impact on the future of the ASF
  > Coping strategies – getting the doctrine rights, responsibilities or burden sharing for the logistics of the ASF
  > African hegemous to the rescue of ADF for 2010
   
  Geof Mugumya
Former Director of Peace and Security Department, Peace and Security
AFRICAN UNION
Principal Political Affairs Officer and Head of Substantive Component, UNAMID Joint Support Coordination Mechanism
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14:00 Interactive panel discussion: Peacekeeping logistics and armed vehicles
   
 
Lieutenant General John Koech
Senior Pan Afstrag Member
Pan African Strategic and Peace Research Group Kenya (PANAFSTRAG KENYA)
Martin Reeves
Manager: Operations Decision Support
DEFENCE DECISION SUPPORT INSTITUTE
Geof Mugumya
Former Director of Peace and Security Department, Peace and Security
AFRICAN UNION
Principal Political Affairs Officer and Head of Substantive Component, UNAMID Joint Support Coordination Mechanism
 
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PEACEKEEPING LEGALITIES
 
14:30 The Montreux Document: pertinent international legal obligations and good practices
   
  > The Montreux Document on Private Military and Security Companies
  > Operations of private military and security companies during armed conflict
  > Comply with international humanitarian and human rights law
  > Verifying the track record of companies and examining the procedures they use to vet their staff
  > Taking concrete measures to ensure that the personnel of private military and security companies can be prosecuted when serious breaches of the law occur
   
   

Christophe Deschard
 Regional Delegate to the Armed and Security Forces
 INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS

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15:00 Afternoon refreshments and networking
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15:30 Conflict Analysis In Africa
   
  > Major reasons for conflict
  > Water as a looming source of conflict in the Horn and Great Lake regions
  Jennifer Shamilla
Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
Law Society of Kenya
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16:00 Closing remarks from the Chairman
   
16:30 Close of the conference