To efficiently address transnational threats such as terrorism and human trafficking, among other crimes, our countries should establish multilateral approaches and implement consensual solutions, Ethiopian Federal Police Commissioner-General Demelash Gebre-Michael said.
A tweet posted by state body, Gebre-Michael, delivered the incitement as the nation´s representative and as a President of the Eastern African Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization.
He also noted that Ethiopia supports the establishment of a multidisciplinary center to improve coordination among the security institutions of member states of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa.
Organized by the Authority and called the Regional Inter-Ministerial Forum on Cooperation and Coordination against Transnational Security Threats, the event began in the Kenyan city on Monday, with the participation of ministers of justice and police commissioners.
This forum is aimed to strengthen cooperation in Eastern Africa to address security threats in the jurisdictions and borders of all IGAD member countries.
Formed by Djibouti (headquarters), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda, the Organization, successor of the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development, was established in 1996 to address the problems of the so-called Horn of Africa.