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Memorandum of Understanding inked for anti-piracy training center in Djibouti


LONDON — A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to allow the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to fund the building of a regional training center in Djibouti, to promote the implementation of the Code of Conduct concerning the Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden (Djibouti Code of Conduct), was signed on May 30, 2011, in Djibouti. The MOU was signed by Mohamed Moussa Ibrahim Balala, minister of Equipment and Transport, Republic of Djibouti, and Koji Sekimizu, director, Maritime Safety Division, IMO, at the opening ceremony of a high-level meeting, held to formulate a regional coordination process for maritime security training and to endorse the regional training center. After the signing ceremony, the meeting went on to adopt a resolution to establish the mission and objectives of the regional training center in Djibouti; the coordination process for regional maritime training; and the process for the programming of regional training. The training center will be built using funds donated by Japan to the IMO Trust Fund for the implementation of the Djibouti Code of Conduct, which has been signed by 18 countries in the region. The signing marks the end of a lengthy planning process and building work is expected to commence, on land donated by the Republic of Djibouti, by the end of June 2011.

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Hi, this is Labaale your average concerned citizen of Horn of Africa, we’re really worried about the stability of this war torn region, we have the worst dictators from around the world, ironically supported by the Western Countries supposedly the advocators of democracy, transparency, good governance and human Right, If regime change is really needed this is the place to start, we have no short of rootless dictators from MELES Zenawi of Ethiopia,ISMAIL Guelleh of Djibouti,RAYAALE Kahin of self-declared Somaliland and ISAIAS Afwerk of Eritrea.

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