The Commander's Speaker Series presents Major General Moses Bisong Obi at
the Kelley Theater, Tuesday, 13 December 2011 from 1330-1500. The title of
Maj. Gen. Obi's lecture is "Waging Peace in Independent South Sudan". Maj.
Gen. Obi is the Force Commander of the U.N. Mission in the Republic of South
Sudan. UNMISS is on the ground to consolidate peace and security and to help
establish conditions for development. Major General Obi has served in two
previous United Nations peacekeeping missions, as Platoon Commander in the
United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), and as Deputy Sector
Commander in the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL).
He was also Commanding Officer of the ECOWAS [Economic Community of West
African States] Monitoring Group (ECOMOG), Commanding Officer of the
Multi-National Joint Task Force Operation in Lake Chad, and Acting Commander
of the ECOMOG Ground Task Force in Liberia. Major General Obi attended the
Armed Forces Command and Staff College and the Nigerian Defense Academy.