Accountability Colloquium, Malawi 2019

Senior military leaders are gathering for an Accountability Colloquium taking place 26-28 Feb., 2019 in Lilongwe, Malawi. The Colloquium brings together African military commanders, chiefs of staff, and their legal advisors from throughout the Continent to discuss topics confronting current and future military operations to ensure adherence to the law. It also provides a venue to share best practices in serving their militaries. “The relationship between military commanders and legal advisers, military commanders are supposed to lead the troops both in the barracks as well as on the battlefield. Whereas legal advisors are supposed to guide commanders on making informed decisions so that they conduct operations in accordance with the law,” Brig. Gen. Dan Kuwali, the Chief of Legal Services, Malawi Defense Force. “The commander wants to efficiently accomplish the mission, he needs to understand the legal advisor and in so doing they can professionally and efficiently achieve their mission.”



By U.S. Africa Command Jan 14, 2020
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