The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization which, among other projects, works on developing strategies to fight against terrorism in the region by ensuring peace, security and stability in regional integration. Photo credit: UN Photo/Cia Pak.
The ESAAMLG is a FATF-style regional body (FSRB) for countries in eastern and southern Africa. Photo credit: Andrew Moore, “Dar es Salaam II,” CC BY-SA 2.0.
ECOWAS developed the Counter-Terrorism Strategy and Implementation Plan as a means of reducing terrorism in West Africa as well as implement larger-scale counterterrorism measures in the region and beyond. Photo credit: Willem Heerbaart, “Ecowas Headquarters, Lomé, Togo,” CC BY 2.0.
Created in 2006, the IGAD Capacity Building Program against Terrorism (ICPAT) engages in building national capacity to combat terrorism and promotes regional security cooperation. Photo credit: UN Photo/Evan Schneider.
The GIABA is a FATF-style regional body (FSRB) for countries in West Africa. Photo credit: Jeff Attaway, “Dakar Senegal - Looking North,” CC BY 2.0.
The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is an intergovernmental organization of the countries in the African Great Lakes Region, a focus of which is jointly combatting transnational crime and terrorism at a regional level. Photo credit: GovernmentZA, “Joint SADC International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, 4 Nov 2013,” CC BY-ND 2.0.
As laid out in its 2002 Declaration on Terrorism, the SADC works to incorporate international counterterrorism instruments into domestic law, promote international cooperation and strengthening of domestic capacity, and fight terrorism generally using any means available. Photo credit: UN Photo/Evan Schneider.