Defence Minister Angelina officiates at Leadership & Peace-Building workshop in Nairobi

Defence Minister Angelina Jany briefs participants at a workshop organized in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi Photo |© Defence Minister’s office

Dec 8, 2020 (Thessherald)–The Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs, Angelina Jany Teny, officially witnessed, on Monday, a workshop on Leadership, Peace-Building and Reconstruction held in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

“The Minister of Defence and Veterans’ Affairs, Hon. Angelina Jany Teny on 7/12/2020, witnessed the official opening of the Leadership Peace Building and Reconstruction Course at International Peace Support Training Centre in Nairobi, Kenya,” said Col. Lam Paul Gabriel, Press Secretary and Media Analyst.

The course was jointly organized by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (RJMEC), and is the “beginning process of unifying the Command meant to command the Necessary Unified Forces of the Republic of South Sudan who are in the Unified Training Centres.”

Speaking at the opening of the training, Jany applauded the UN agency and the RJMEC for organizing the training aimed at empowering senior officers to become peace ambassadors.

“Hon. Teny, thanked UNITAR, RJMEC and the instructors for giving the Senior Officers chance to become peace builders.”

Jany was appointed earlier this year as part of a power-sharing agreement between the South Sudanese government and the opposition parties.