The African Union Commission in collaboration with the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA) and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, has today, 5 November 2023, in Nouakchott, Mauritania, convened a three-day technical level consultation on revitalizing the Nouakchott and Djibouti Processes, established to address security threats in the Sahelo-Sahara and Horn of Africa/ East Africa regions respectively.

The meeting brings together Member States and Parties to the Nouakchott and Djibouti Processes, as well as Member States of the Accra Initiative, Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms, as well as other security actors operating in these regions.

The joint consultation meeting seeks to reflect on the growing threat of terrorism, with a view to reaching a shared appreciation of the scope, dimensions and magnitude of the threat, and agree on modalities towards enhanced information and intelligence sharing and cooperation. Deliberations seek to identify ways to support Member States to address existential threats, and collectively agree on modalities and roadmap for cooperation, collaboration in 2024.


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