Dates and Venue From 07 to 11 December 2020 EMP-ABB (Bamako, MALI) Funding France Beneficiaries 12 FAMa interns Objective Acquisition of notions of leadership for disaster risk management in times of crisis
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)
During the month of December 2020, EMP-ABB had the privilege of contributing to exchanges between the main actors in charge of issues relating to the strengthening of peace and stability, through workshops, seminars, colloquia and symposium. On Tuesday 08 December 2020, EMP-ABB hosted and co-organized with the Ministry of […]
The Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School thus served as a framework for meetings and exchanges between the main actors and stakeholders of the various reflection processes that should lead to the identification of solutions adapted to Malian and sub-regional challenges. in the Sahelo-Saharan space. The symposium registered the participation of the Minister of […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Colonel Sadio Camara thanked donors for their contributions The adoption of the minutes of the last session, the analysis of the 2020 financial situation and the budgetary outlook were the main items on the agenda of the 24th session ordinary of the board of directors of the Alioune Blondin Bèye Peacekeeping School […]
Time flies ! Barely enough time to unpack my suitcase and understand my work at EMP-ABB, than my engagement of an eventful year is already drawing to a close. From a Swiss point of view, my work consisted of establishing the testing phase of a cooperation between the Swiss Defense Department and […]
After discussion meetings with old and new EMP-ABB partners in Burkina Faso in October 2020, the Director General of the School also went to Niamey in Niger in November, to participate in the ceremony. closing of the CONNFOND internship funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and conducted for the benefit of their […]
Opening ceremony of the internships: Protection of Civilians “POC”, funded by Japan and Gender, Peace and Security, funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Enrichment of EMP-ABB personnel with the arrival of Major (= Commander) Anton Balmer as permanent instructor. On Monday November 16, 2020, Major Switzerland (Commander) Anton Balmer joined EMP-ABB as a permanent instructor. Throughout his military career, which began in 1979, Major Balmer held many positions in the profession of […]
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 - […]
Started on November 02, the training on security sector reform (SSR) ended on Friday, November 13, 2020 within the grounds of the Peacekeeping School (EMP). First of its kind (since the school since its creation had never trained only civilians and moreover women [...]
Closing ceremony UN-CIMIC internship funded by Japan and RSS by the Danish Refugee Council
“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 […]
On October 26, 2020, the Japanese Ambassador to Mali delivered a speech during the Opening Ceremony of a Seminar at EMP-ABB Bamako funded by Japan on the theme "Conflict transformation initiatives and fight against terrorism and violent extremism: Experiences and good practices of women and […]
The women and young people of Liptako – Gourma share experiences and good practices The “Alioune Blondin Bèye” Peacekeeping School, with technical and financial support from Japan, organized an international seminar entitled: “the initiatives of conflict transformation and the fight against terrorism and violent extremism: […]
Bamako 28 Oct (AMAP) A workshop to make a common diagnosis of the multiple risks, vulnerabilities, challenges, issues and interactions in the Liptako-Gourma Region began on Monday at the Alioune Blondin Bèye Peacekeeping School (EPM -ABB) in Bamako, Mali, and ended on Wednesday. The seminar, whose theme is: “[…]
A workshop on the role of youth and women in the fight against violent extremism in Liptako-Gourma began on Monday at the Alioune Blondin Bèye Peacekeeping School (EPM-ABB) to end today. hui. The opening ceremony was chaired by the Minister for the Promotion of Women, Children and […]
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 […]
Appointment to the post of Second in Command of the Military Prytaneum of Kati, of Commander Cheick Hamala Bayala, permanent instructor at the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School in Bamako. From March 2018 to August 2020, EMP-ABB had the privilege of counting among its permanent instructors, Commander Bayala. His expertise and experience […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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) .
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.
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 [ …]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The obstacles encountered in the implementation of the Security System Reform (SSR) process, initiated in Mali following the 2012 crisis by the Malian authorities, overwhelmingly supported by international partners (Bagayoko, 2018), cannot be be considered as purely operational. In fact, a number of these […]
The DCDI was reinforced with two new members through a transparent and open selection process. A journalist, as an expert in communication and a “webmaster” for the realization of the technical part of the communication could be hired. The website www.empbamako.org is regularly updated and the School is now […]
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 […]
On Friday June 26, 2020, the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the day of commemoration of the late Me Alioune Blondin Beye. In addition to hosting this free event initiated by the Alioune Blondin Beye Club, EMP-ABB made its staff available to help organize […]