EMP-ABB December internships | CONNFOND in NIGER

Fundamental Knowledge (ConnFond) Dates and Place From 07 to 11 December 2020 Niamey, NIGER Funding Kingdom of the Netherlands Beneficiaries 65 military trainees, including 02 women Objective Acquisition of fundamental knowledge related to peacekeeping operations (PKO)

EMP-ABB December internships | UNPOL in Rep. from GUINEA

United Nations Police (UNPOL) Date and Place From 23 November to 04 December 2020 Conakry, REPUBLIC OF GUINEA Funding Federal Republic of Germany Beneficiaries 50 National Police trainees, including 12 women Objective Strengthening the knowledge of police officers and gendarmerie in the pre-deployment of United Nations police.

24th Ordinary Session of the EMP-ABB Board of Directors

On Thursday 03 December 2020, the 24th ordinary session of the Board of Directors of the Alioune Blondin Beye School of Peacekeeping in Bamako was held, chaired by the Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs, Colonel Sadio Camara . After the introductory speech by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, the verification of mandates and the […]

24th Ordinary Session of the EMP-ABB Board of Directors

The Minister also underlined the contribution of EMP-ABB to strengthening the capacities of FAMa; civilian, military and police components engaged in peacekeeping missions; training provided on human rights issues, the protection of civilians and the conduct of peacekeeping operations […]

EMP-ABB November Partnerships

During the month of November, EMP-ABB had the privilege of strengthening its partnership links through the signing of a new partnership agreement and multiple meetings, working sessions or exchanges with, among others: SEM Vegar Brynildsen Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in Mali; EMP-ABB protocol signature - […]

Security sector reform: Women from Le Vivier are being trained

“As part of the women's leadership program for inclusive governance of security in the Sahel”, more than twenty women from Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger) benefit from training on the reform of the Sahel. security sector (RSS). This training, which began on […]

Electoral challenges and end of the crisis

As part of its support for efforts to end the crisis in Mali and in collaboration with the permanent representation of ECOWAS in Mali, the Aliou Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School organized a workshop on Thursday, October 15, 2020. reflection on the political transition in Mali. The theme is […]

Arrival: Colonel Alex Neukomm permanent instructor at EMP-ABB

Enrichment of EMP-ABB staff with the presence of Colonel Alex Neukomm as permanent instructor. At the start of August 2020, Swiss Colonel Alex Neukomm joined EMP-ABB as a permanent instructor. Since his distinguished military career began as a private in 1989, Colonel Neukomm has held numerous positions at all […]

EMP-ABB Former Trainees Club: Constitutive Assembly

On Saturday, September 19, 2020, the constitutive General Assembly of the association Club des Anciens Stagiaires of the School of Peacekeeping Alioune Blondin Beye: CAS-EMPABB The ceremony took place in the amphitheater of school and registered the participation of the Director General of EMP-ABB, Brigadier General Mody Béréthé, Honorary President of […]

EMP-ABB September Partnerships

As usual, the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School was a place of meetings and initiation of various partnership initiatives in support of activities promoting peace and security. Thus the month of September saw new collaborations and the strengthening of partnerships already […]

EMP-ABB August Partnerships

The month of August was very rich for EMP-ABB in partnership activities. The School recorded the visits of the Ambassador of Japan to Mali, His Excellency Daisuki Kuroki; the Head of the Swiss Cooperation Office in Mali, Mr. Giancarlo de Picciotto; the Executive Director of the Institute of Human and Social Sciences of Mali, […]

EMP-ABB partnerships: Meetings and discussions of the month

During the month of July 2020, the Peacekeeping School exchanged views with various strategic partners in order to identify avenues for new collaborations or within the framework of strengthening already existing partnerships. these are in particular His Excellency the Ambassador of Ghana, General Francis Adu Amanfoh; Her Excellency Ms. Sarah […]

CARESS Masters Assessment

Assessment of the implementation of the first cohort of the Master's program in Peacekeeping and Post-Conflict State Reconstruction. As part of a quality assurance process, the General Management of EMP-ABB initiated an external evaluation of the Master's program in Peacekeeping and Post-Conflict State Reconstruction. This program […]

Disaster Risk Management (GRC)

Dates and Venue August 17 to 28, 2020 EMP-ABB (Bamako, MALI) Funding Kingdom of the Netherlands Beneficiaries 17 interns from Mali, including 03 women (integrated internship) Objective To familiarize participants with the concepts and mechanisms of planning and management operational disaster risk.

United Nations Police (UNPOL)

Dates and Place From August 17 to 28, 2020 EMP-ABB (Bamako, MALI) Funding Federal Republic of Germany Beneficiaries 15 interns from the DGPN, including 01 woman Objective Strengthening the knowledge of police officers and gendarmerie in the pre-deployment of the United Nations police.

Exchange meeting between ECOWAS and Malian Civil Society

The Alioune Blondin BEYE Peacekeeping School, through "Les Débats du CARESS" hosted a discussion meeting on August 28, 2020 on the theme: "ECOWAS actions and contributions to the resolution of crises in Mali ". This meeting recorded the participation of the High Representative […]

PC BAT in Ivory Coast

Dates and Place From August 10 to 21, 2020 EFA (Zambakro, Ivory Coast) Funding France Beneficiaries 60 trainees of EFA staff officers, including 05 women Objective Acquisition of the knowledge and know-how essential for officers Battalion Staff engaged in a UN or African Union peace support operation.

Security Sector Reform (RSS)

Dates and Venue From August 10 to 14, 2020 EMP-ABB (Bamako, MALI) Funding France Beneficiaries 19 FAMa interns, including 01 woman Objective To take stock of the security sector reform as part of the agreement for peace and reconciliation in Mali, resulting from the Algiers accord.

Fundamental Knowledge (CONNFOND) in The Gambia

Dates and Venue From 03 to 14 August 2020 GAFTS (Bakau, The Gambia) Funding Kingdom of the Netherlands Beneficiaries 30 trainees from the armed forces of The Gambia, including 01 woman Objective To acquire fundamental knowledge related to peacekeeping operations (PKO) .

Gender, Peace and Security (GPS)

Dates and Venue From 03 to 14 August 2020 EMP-ABB (Bamako, MALI) Funding Kingdom of the Netherlands Beneficiaries 17 interns from Mali, including 10 women (integrated internship) Objective Acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge to gain a better understanding the involvement of women in the process of conflict prevention, negotiation and management.

SPORTING EQUIPMENT DONATION

On August 06, 2020, EMP-ABB received a donation of rugby equipment. This donation is part of the cooperation between the French elements in Senegal (EFS) and the Malian Army for the promotion of the culture of peace through the values ​​of rugby: mutual aid and mutual prosperity whatever the [ …]

Leadership in Times of Crisis

Dates and Venue From 05 to 07 August 2020 EMP-ABB (Bamako, MALI) Funding France Beneficiaries 16 FAMa trainees Objective Acquisition of basic notions of leadership for disaster risk management.

United Nations Civil-Military Coordination (CIMIC)

Dates and Venue From 03 to 07 August 2020 EMP-ABB (Bamako, MALI) Funding France Beneficiaries 18 FAMa trainees, including 03 women Objective Underline the importance of Civil-Military coordination and acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for planning and conduct of activities, as well as the preparation of UN-CIMIC activity reports.

IHL internship

The “International Humanitarian Law” (IHL) internship took place from July 25 to 30 in two (02) waves of 60 interns each; a total of 120 learners including 02 women. This training funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands for the benefit of the National Guard of Mali aimed to strengthen the […]

PC internship

From July 20 to 30, 2020, the Battalion Command Post (PC BAT) course for "Capacity building and recall of staff techniques" took place. This training funded by the Federal Republic of Germany for the benefit of Air Force officers also welcomed learners from other corps; either a […]

DPE internship

The Child Rights and Protection course “DPE” took place from July 25 to 30, 2020 and registered the participation of 16 participants, including 09 women. This integrated training funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands was intended to promote peace support operations among personnel […]

DH internship

During the Human Rights (DH) internship, which took place from July 20 to 24, 2020, EMP-ABB trained a total of 17 interns - 16 from Mali and 01 from Cameroon - including 03 women. This integrated training recorded the participation of the Civil Society Organization (CSO), national & international NGOs in […]

CAS - EMP-ABB: The club of former trainees of EMP-ABB

On Wednesday, July 22, 2020, a working session of the EMP-ABB former trainees committee was held at EMP-ABB in order to discuss the establishment of a former trainee club of school. The objective of this initiative is to continue to support the people trained and to offer them a framework for exchange and mutual assistance […]

GRC internship

The “Disaster Risk Management” (GRC) internship, for the benefit of the Crisis and Catastrophes Management Center (CECOGEC), took place from 06 to 17 July 2020 at EMP-ABB and registered the participation of 19 trainees, including 06 soldiers, 07 police officers, and 06 civil protection agents. The objective of this training […]

Interview with the Director of DCDI of EMP-ABB

My name is Klaus-Dieter Tietz. I am 61 years old and have been a police officer for over 40 years in the Federal State Police of Lower Saxony in Germany. My German rank is "Polizeidirektor" and that translates to Colonel here in Mali. I took part in several missions abroad, including those of maintenance […]