n Institute for Security Studies Papers - The African Standby Force : an update on progress

Volume 2008, Issue 160
  • ISSN : 1026-0404



In order to enable the Peace and Security Council [to] perform its responsibilities with respect to the deployment of peace support missions and interventions ... an African Standby Force shall be established. Such Force shall be composed of standby multidisciplinary contingents, with civilian and military components in their countries of origin and ready for rapid deployment at appropriate notice.

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