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Portuguese Ambassador Pays Courtesy Visit to the ACSRT

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Thursday July 27th, 2017: The AU Special Representative for Counter-Terrorism Cooperation and Director of the African Center for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT), Larry Gbevlo-Lartey Esq. received His Excellency Ambassador Carlos Oliveira, the Ambassador of Portugal in Algeria, at the ACSRT Offices.

After an overview of the Terrorism and Violent Extremism Situation in Africa, the Ambassador was briefed on the mission of the Center. The two dignitaries discussed possible areas of cooperation between the ACSRT and Portugal to support Counter-Terrorism and Counter Violent Extremism efforts of AU Member States through capacity building.

H.E Ambassador Carlos commented on the significance of the role of the ACSRT in assisting Member States of the African Union. The Director expressed his gratitude for the visit as it is an opportunity for strengthening the Counter-Terrorism cooperation between the ACSRT and Portugal.

Director General of Uganda External Security Organization Pays Visit to the ACSRT

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Tuesday July 25th, 2017: The AU Special Representative for Counter-Terrorism Cooperation and Director of the African Center for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT), Larry Gbevlo-Lartey Esq. received a delegation from the Uganda External Security Organization led by His Excellency Ambassador Joseph Ocwet, the Director General of the organization, at the ACSRT Offices.

The two dignitaries discussed the implications of the scourge of terrorism on the stability, Human Security and economic well-being of the member states. They stressed on the need for the AU Member States to support the ACSRT to accomplish its mission as Africa’s Center of Excellence for research, study and capacity building in the prevention and combating of Terrorism and Violent Extremism.

H.E Ambassador Ocwet commented on the significance of the role of the ACSRT in assisting Member States of the African Union to build their Counter-Terrorism and Counter Violent Extremism capacities. He stressed the need for enhanced cooperation between the ACSRT and the External Security Organization.

The ACSRT participation in the Diplomatic tournament of 2017

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Saturday May 20th, 2017: the African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT) football team participated in the 3rd edition of the Diplomatic Tournament organized by the embassy of Hungary in Algeria at “Protection Civile Stadium” in Algiers with 16 teams representing Embassies and International Organizations in Algiers.

South Korean Embassy in Algiers donates Communication Equipment to ACSRT

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Monday June 5th, 2017: The AU Special Representative for Counter-Terrorism Cooperation and Director of the African Center for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT), Larry Gbevlo-Lartey Esq. welcomed a South Korean delegation led by His Excellency PARK Sang-jin, the South Korean Ambassador in Algeria, to the premises of the ACSRT for a handing over ceremony of Communication Equipment donated by the government of South Korea to the Center. The donation marks another milestone in the support provided by the government of South Korea to the African Union. On the margins of the ceremony, Ambassador PARK and the Director of ACSRT held closed door discussions on further cooperation and support for the Center.