Cabinet Secretary Amb Monica Juma on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, gave a speech during the inauguration of IGAD Centre for Excellence for Preventing Violent Extremist (P/CVE) in Djibouti.
The CS reiterated Kenya’s commitment and support for the centre’s initiatives to counter violent extremism through continuous robust research and analysis and strategies to insulate democracy from extremism threats.
The institution will offer a dedicated services on prevention and countering of violent extremism in the Horn and Eastern Africa Region through research, training and counter messaging through the latest technology.
The ceremony was also attended by, Mr Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, Djibouti’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Mahboub Maalim, the IGAD Executive Secretary and Amb. Donald Y. Yamamoto, the Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, US Department of State.