The internship took place in Benin, in Cana, from January 22 to March 1, 2018.
The Alioune Blondin BEYE School of Peacekeeping in Bamako (EMAPBB) and the United Nations Institute for Research and Training (UNITAR) organized a series of training sessions for Constituent Police Units (FPU) for the benefit of the forces of the Republic of Benin. This training, led by the Chief Police Commissioner Baba MARIKO, Head of the Police Component EMPABB, aims to prepare the Benin FPU4 to further strengthen its capacities before its deployment within the United Nations Multidimensional Mission for the Stabilization of Mali ( MINUSMA).
The training is part of the implementation of the second phase of a project entitled "Consolidating Peace in Mali and the Regions of the Sahel" in the area of Peacekeeping began in January 2018. It aims for a first time to train the contingents of Benin, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Egypt both in theory and in practice before their rotation in the mission of Mali.
The pre-deployment course aimed at strengthening the capacities of the FPU-4-MINUSMA of Benin in the field of knowledge of the United Nations system in general and of the mission of Mali in particular.