Digital communication training for all EMP-ABB staff

How to communicate securely and positively was the request of the Managing Director of EMP-ABB. Indeed, Colonel-Major Mody Béréthé wanted all the staff of the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School to receive training on how to properly use social networks. This is how on Thursday 27 February […]

SPORT - Cohesion through Frisbee

Frisbee sessions at EMP-ABB; a discovery for a large number of Malian trainees and instructors. Sport, another means of strengthening links and cohesion at the rate of once a week and per course.


Thanks to investments from EMP-ABB donors, the school is maintained in operational condition (MCO) on a permanent basis throughout the year. The contribution of the partners is one of the decisive elements allowing EMP-ABB to continue to provide quality training in a quality framework: electricity network, pedestrian paths, toilets, repainting […]

New Year's Greeting Ceremony

2020 New Year's greetings ceremony at the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School, with the general director of the school, Colonel-Major Mody Béréthé and the entire EMP-ABB family

Awareness Session on Constitutional Justice

On Thursday February 27, 2020, the EMP-ABB hosted in its auditorium an awareness session on constitutional justice entitled "Let's talk constitution". This MINUSMA-funded session was organized and conducted in partnership with the Constitutional Court. This awareness campaign was addressed to 200 young people designated by the Ministry of Youth.


On Tuesday February 18, 2020, EMP-ABB received rugby equipment for their cohesion sports activities. This donation comes from the air base 118 (BA118) of Mont-de-Marsan (France) under the command of Colonel Damien Rouillé. The Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School (EMP-ABB) in Bamako is very happy with this gift […]


On Tuesday February 18, 2020, EMP-ABB was invited to participate in the 5th edition of the Bamako pre-forum to address questions on the “role of women in the mechanisms for the prevention of violent extremism”. During this panel bringing together various specialists in the issue, the school was represented by Mrs. Sidibé Hadja Ténindiè Samaké, […]

Second promotion of the G5 Sahel Defense College at EMP-ABB

On Monday February 10, 2020, Colonel-Major Mody Béréthé, Director General of EMP-ABB, receives the Director of the second promotion of the G5 Sahel Defense College, Brigadier General Cheibaini Cheikh Ahmed Brahim Vall, and all his delegation. After the word of welcome, the second promotion of the Defense College of the G5 Sahel […]

IHL TRAINING COURSE - From 03 to 07 February 2020

From 03 to 07 February, the “International Human Law” internship was held at EMP-ABB. This training, entirely financed by Japan, brought together 24 trainees, coming from the member countries of the G5 Sahel, with a parity of 23 men for 1 woman. The International Humanitarian Law course is an internship which […]

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

This session was an opportunity for the Director General of the School of Peacekeeping Alioune Blondin Beye of Bamako, General Mody Béréthé and his team, to present the results obtained and the budgetary management of the past year, as well as as projections for the coming year. The Minister of Defense and […]

EMP and Canada Strengthen Partnership

Two Canadian police officers will be deployed to Mali from January 2020 for one year. They will strengthen the staff of the Alioune Blondin Bèye Peacekeeping School in Bamako. The Director General of the EMP, Colonel Major Mody Berethé and the Canadian Ambassador to Mali, HE Mr. Michael Elliot signed […]

23rd ordinary session of the EMPABB: Only challenges met

The Minister of Defense and Veterans, Major General Ibrahima Dahirou Dembélé chaired, on Thursday, November 28, 2019, the 23rd ordinary session of the board of directors of the Alioune Blondin Bèye Peacekeeping School. It was within the said school in the presence of all the establishment's partners. AT […]

Klaus celebrates 40 years of service in the German police

A German delegation led by Susanne Mittag, Member of the German Parliament, decorated on Tuesday November 19, 2019, Commissioner Colonel Klaus Dietier Tietz for his 40 years of service in the German police, at the Alioune Blondin Bèye Peacekeeping School. Colonel Klaus spent 2 years at MUNISMA before […]

Japan-EMP: a fruitful partnership

The Japanese Embassy in Mali handed over a large batch of rolling stock to the Alioune Blondin BEYE Peacekeeping School on Tuesday, November 05, 2019. A gesture appreciated at its true value by the persons in charge of this school. It is a Toyota land cruiser V8, a Toyota land cruiser PRADO, a Toyota […]

Delivery of books to the CARESS Center by the Kingdom of the Netherlands

This morning the Center for Analysis and Research of the Sahelo-Saharan Space received a first endowment of books offered by the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The books were handed over to the CARESS deputy by the Dutch defense attaché. This first dowry will be followed by several others. It is intended to equip the centre's library and to support […]


The session of the 15th Board of Directors of the school has just ended, in the large Conference room, and the results are very promising because the efforts of the EMPABB staff have been rewarded. Indeed, the "owners" of the school (Germany, Japan, France, Mali, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the European Union) were seduced […]


Lots of activity at school at the start of the week. Indeed, imagine that we have decided to host THREE courses at the same time within our walls, instead of the usual two. No less than 75 trainees jostled at the school gate to join the “CIMIC 2016-02” and “Gender […]


Beginning yesterday morning of the third - and last - session "Reform of the Security Sector" for the benefit of Malian civil society. Like what has been done here over the past two weeks, around 20 young men and women from civil society or parliamentary attachés have come to seek knowledge […]

World Peace Day

Today, September 21, the feast of Saint Matthew, is celebrated the World Day of Peace. It is therefore a bit like the celebration of EMPABB, a school dedicated to the training of African executives called upon to become actors in peace support operations. The United Nations General Assembly, in its resolution 55/282, […]

CIMIC DEU IV and Transitional Justice internships at EMP

While our mobile team led by Lieutenant Colonel Moussa was completing a "Fundamental Knowledge" course in Lomé for the benefit of Togolese dressed corps, two courses were closed on Friday, November 11, the anniversary date of the end of the fighting in the First World War, the “Great War”: CIMIC DEU IV and Transitional Justice courses […]

COE (Contingent Owned Equipment) internship

For three days, from November 15 to 17, the EMP hosts a COE (Contingent Owned Equipment) course. The aim of the internship is to give the military, police and civilians in the field of material management, the knowledge enabling them to better understand the conditions and the reimbursement process for materials belonging to their country […]

Training of trainers

This Friday, February 5, a training of trainers (ToT) session ended to prepare our permanent and temporary instructors to face the challenge of 2017. In fact, the school already has nearly 80 internships planned for this year! A record which underlines how well the School is doing. Courage to them, Excellence is to […]

Nigerian War School interns visit

Interns from the National Defense College in Abuja visited the EMP on February 27, during their promotional trip to Mali. Barely out of Koulouba, where the President of the Republic of Mali had received them, with Rear Admiral SI ALADE at their head, these trainee officers are […]

MILOBS 1 internship

From 06 February to 03 March, the first MILOBS training course, military observers, took place for the year 2017. Incident with an injured person This course was funded by the Federal Republic of Germany. It brought together 25 trainees from 13 different African countries including Madagascar. It ended with a field exercise, an opportunity […]