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 […]

We are developing for the year 2020/2021 a new distance learning project (e-learning) from the “Moodle” platform which already has more than 200 million users around the world.

In addition to its standard e-learning function, “Moodle” will also allow us to manage courses and establish reliable statistics and evaluations. The next step of this project is the certification of the school itself by the ISO 29001: 2018 standard (Educational organizations - Management systems for educational organizations). But this […]

"Moodle" the new online training platform at EMP-ABB

Our March 2020 newsletter had already briefly introduced “Moodle” as the new distance learning platform being installed at EMP-ABB. “Moodle” is a world-famous platform for universities and other educational organizations, with more than 207 million users worldwide “Moodle” will not replace […]

New internship at EMP-ABB Leadership in times of crisis

From Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 June 2020, a series of discussion sessions took place at EMP-ABB as part of the design of a new course: Leadership in times of crisis. This working session brought together Mr. Mamadou N'diaye, specialist in personal development, in the design of training modules and Senator of the […]

MOODLE and DCDI Implementations 101

The idea of ​​installing an online training system at EMP-ABB dates back to 2019. Due to lack of funds, the project was unfortunately not able to be developed. Today, due to the crisis situation generated by the coronavirus, the need to set up distance training is more pressing. This is how EMP-ABB has […]

Interview with Dr. Coulibaly, Deputy Director of CARESS

The Center for Analysis and Research of the Sahelo-Saharan Space (CARESS) is a structure of the Alioune Blondin BEYE Peacekeeping School (EMP-ABB) in Bamako, specializing in scientific research and the training of academic and practical type. The themes covered revolve around the triptych of peace, development and security. The mission of EMP-ABB is […]

The session "Capacity building of staff officers"

The battalion-level “Staff Officer Capacity Building” session was held at EMP-ABB from June 15 to 19, 2020. Funded by the Federal Republic of Germany, this course brought together 15 participants , including 01 woman, plus 03 management members. The participants came from the Army, the Air Force and […]

The PC Battalion internship

The "PC Battalion" course for the benefit of staff officers of the National Gendarmerie School in Faladiè took place from June 08 to 19, 2020, with funding from the Federal Republic of Germany. A total of 18 trainees, including 01 women, coming from Guinea Conakry, Niger, Senegal, Togo and […]

Signature of FRANCE - UNDP - EMP-ABB Conventions

On Wednesday, June 10, His Excellency Mr. Joël Meyer, Ambassador of France in Mali, and the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) by interim Mr. Alfredo Teixeira, signed an agreement for the implementation of the Alioune Peacekeeping School Support Project […]

The RSS internship

The “RSS” internship, provided by EMP-ABB from June 08 to 12, 2020 for the benefit of FAMa, brought together 14 interns, including 01 women. This training, funded by the Federal Republic of Germany, aimed to take stock of the reform of the security sector within the framework of the agreement for […]


From June 08 to 12, 2020, EMP-ABB conducted the “CIMIC” internship for the benefit of FAMa with funding from the Federal Republic of Germany. A total of 15 trainees, including 03 women, were trained. The objectives of this internship were to explain the doctrine of the “CIMIC” course and the associated concepts, in […]


The first EMP-ABB “UN-LOG DEU” intramural training course took place from Tuesday May 26, 2020 to Friday June 05, 2020. Since the closure of all schools and borders in Mali, the 'EMP-ABB had relied on its mobile training teams, MTT (Mobile Training Teams), in order to be able to continue its mission […]

Anti-Coronavirus Spraying Operation at EMP-ABB

During the night of May 20 to 21, 2020, EMP-ABB carried out a spraying operation of the entire School. All the premises and buildings, not to mention the various green spaces, have been cleaned. This spraying operation was made possible thanks to the support of the General Management […]

Where to get the Best Site to Meet Females

A lot of men are not sure how to handle it to meet women of all ages, and some of them do not actually know that they can try out the best site to meet women on line. For some persons, trying out these dating sites is certainly an embarrassing encounter. However, it is […]

Donation from Japan to EMP-ABB

On Friday May 01, 2020, Japan donated a 15-seat minibus to the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School (EMP-ABB) in Bamako. A long-standing strategic partner, Japan is also on the Board of Directors of EMP-ABB and has, among other things, funded numerous training courses such as “[…]

EMP-ABB MTTs: Mobile Training Teams

From April 06 to 29, 2020, the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School (EMP-ABB) in Bamako provided 04 training courses via its mobile training teams (MTT). Given the measures and the anti-coronavirus system put in place at the School, EMP-ABB has estimated that the use of its mobile teams to continue to […]

IHL internship

From April 27 to 29, 2020, one of the EMP-ABB Mobile Training Teams provided the “IHL” course at the Koulikoro Military School of Administration (EMA). This internship funded by Japan enabled the training of 30 interns from 12 countries: Togo, Gabon, Cameroon, Niger, Guinea Conakry, […]

Battalion PC Internship 2020

From April 14 to 24, 2020, took place at the National Staff School in Koulikoro, the course "PC Battalion 2020" of the Alioune Blondin Beye School of Peacekeeping (EMP-ABB) in Bamako . The objective of this training course, provided by one of EMP-ABB's Mobile Training Team, was to acquire […]

UNPOL internship

From April 14 to 24, 2020, the “UNPOL” course was held at the Faladiè Gendarmerie School, provided by one of the EMP-ABB Mobile Training Teams. The purpose of the training course was to strengthen the knowledge of police and gendarmerie officers in the pre-deployment of the […]

Our International Interns from Niger

Wednesday, March 25, 2020, our international trainees from Niger were able to return to their country and after 2 weeks of confinement for observation, they were all able to join their families. All were tested negative. They warmly thank all the staff and management of the EMP-ABB for the quality of the welcome and the support.

Cameroon International Intern: Ngoran Evaristus Junior

Democracy Specialist at the United Nations Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Central Africa: Mr. Ngoran Evaristus, our international participant in the CIMIC internship and coming from Cameroon currently resides in Mali; his support was possible thanks to the support of Germany. He warmly thanks the whole team of L'Ecole […]

Military Attaché visit Kingdom of Denmark

On Friday April 17, 2020, discussions between the Defense Attaché of Denmark and the Director General of EMP-ABB on new avenues for partnership in times of the COVID-19 crisis. Among the various topics discussed, there was in particular the third phase of the “Peace and Stability” program of the Kingdom of Denmark for the benefit of […]

The masks of the Princess Esther Kamatari Foundation

On Wednesday April 15, 2020, the EMP-ABB received the visit of the Burundian Princess Esther Kamatari. This visit is part of the continuation of the anti-coronavirus measures taken by EMP-ABB. This is how the Esther Kamatari Foundation symbolically donated 100 masks to EMP-ABB for its staff. These 100 masks were made locally […]

CONFON Internship

From 06 to 10 April 2020, a mobile training team (MTT) from EMP-ABB delivered the “CONFON” course at the Military School of Administration (EMA) in Koulikoro. The objective of this training was the acquisition of fundamental knowledge related to peacekeeping operations (PKO); a prerequisite for the deployment of the United Nations. This stage […]


Tuesday March 31, 2020, exchange meeting between the Director General of EMP-ABB, Brigadier General Mody Béréthé and the Chief of the General Staff of the Armies, Major General Abdoulaye Coulibaly. Discussions focused on the different types of training adapted and adjusted to the current situation of high risk of health disasters […]

Summary: COVID-19 Special Edition Newsletter

In our COVID-19 Special Edition of March 2020, all of the articles were devoted to the measures taken in response to the global pandemic and their impacts on the activity and organization of the school. The main topics covered in this special issue were: the EMP-ABB Anti-Coronavirus Device, DAC2020; support for trainees […]

UN-CIMIC internship

On Monday March 09, 2020, the EMP-ABB began conducting the UN-CIMIC internship scheduled for a period of 2 weeks, but suspended on Wednesday March 18, 2020 following government instructions and the implementation of the Anti-Coronavirus System EMP-ABB (DAC2020). This training session brought together 23 trainees, including 3 women; […]

Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Internship

From March 09 to 17, 2020, EMP-ABB conducted a training session in Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR), funded by Germany. Following the instructions and government measures related to COVID-19, the school decided to postpone the internship, the end of which was initially scheduled for March 20, 2020; and all the trainees and […]


Tuesday 17-03-2020 - Working session of the cells of the anti-coronavirus device of EMP-ABB with the CEO; Colonel-Major Mody Béréthé - Agenda: ongoing training sessions and trainee safety - ANTI-CORONAVIRUS DEVICE - Discussion with civil protection: “What can EMP-ABB do to support protection […]

100 female personnel of the defense and security forces - APR

From 04 to 11 March 2020, EMP-ABB conducted a training and awareness-raising session on the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali resulting from the Algiers process and on the reform of the security sector (APR ) and capacity building in SSR and DDR. This session funded by MINUSMA […]