Alioune Blondin Bèye succeeds thanks to her sense of mediation and diplomacy, her strong personality and her deep commitment to bringing together the protagonists of the Angolan civil war around the negotiating table. It was under his leadership that the government of Luanda and representatives of UNITA signed a cease-fire agreement in Lusaka on November 20, 1994.
Unfortunately, he died in a plane crash off the Ivory Coast on June 26, 1998. He was then on a UN mission. Its disappearance is deeply felt by an entire nation, Mali, but also by the entire international community which praises, even today, the persistence of its action in favor of peace.
During the construction of the new EMP in Bamako in 2007, it was decided to honor the memory of Master Alioune Blondin Bèye by giving his name to the school; his memory is thus perpetuated by the thousands of trainees from all over the world. African continent and which follow one another in Bamako, after year after year.