ARMED CONFLICT LAW (2)

As part of the professional training of its Permanent Instructors (PI), the school was fortunate enough to once again be able to send one of its own on an internship in San-Remo (Italy). Indeed, after the "Basic Course on the Law of Armed Conflicts" followed in Salon de Provence (France) last year, the International Institute of […]

EMP-MINUSMA

End of visit within our walls, a few minutes ago, of the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) of the United Nations in Mali and head of MINUSMA, the Chadian diplomat Mahamat Saleh Annadif. Indeed, having wished for a long time to visit our school, the head of the Blue Helmets in Mali finally found the time, […]

RSS AND CIVIL

Closing this morning at the school of the second course "Reform of the Security Sector" jointly organized by MINUSMA and the EMP. Indeed, after last week's edition, a third and final training will take place within our walls next week. Entirely reserved for staff from Malian civil society, including staff from […]

TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE INFO

Attention, update your diaries: the “Transitional Justice” course which was initially scheduled to take place in Bamako from June 13 to 17, 2016 has just moved to the right of the calendar. The new session is now scheduled for November 07 to 11, 2016. Indeed, following the visit of the Head of […]

DANK U!

Signature at the moment of the renewal of the cooperation partnership between the EMP and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Indeed, since their return around the table of the Board of Directors in 2015, the Netherlands have never ceased to help the school to create and develop new courses - and especially that of "Gender Post -Conflict” (GPC) – […]

GOODBYE ISSA!

Intimate farewell ceremony this morning at school to our comrade Lieutenant-Colonel Issa. Indeed, after several years of good and loyal service as Permanent Instructor (IP) within the Instruction Division, Military Component, our friend Issa has just been appointed by the command of the Armed Forces of Mali (FAMa) to occupy a post. […]

80 TO THE COUNTER

Closing this morning of three courses mainly dedicated to the "Clothed Corps", according to the official expression reserved for men and women in uniform. Indeed, the courses "Command Post of a United Nations Battalion 2-2016", "United Nations Police 3-2016" and "Human Rights in Peace Support Operations" have just been completed. complete in […]

MILOBS AND ECD

After the refreshing stormy episode experienced in Bamako yesterday (and which infallibly heralds the arrival of the rainy season), training activities resumed with a vengeance this morning within our walls. Indeed, these are two important courses that started off with a bang, namely the very first “Military Observer […]

UNITED NATIONS OBSERVER

Very first edition, for a very long time, of an internship "United Nations Military Observer" (UN MILOBS) at the Peacekeeping School of Bamako. Started Monday morning, it brings together French and English-speaking soldiers from all over the continent (including a female officer), who have come to hear the good word from our experts. Lasting three weeks, […]

ECD 2016-1

Official photo this morning of the very first "Rights and Protection of Children in Conflict" course organized this year by the School of Peacekeeping in Bamako. Funded by the Federal Republic of Germany, this training brings together 25 women and men whose job, precisely, is to take into account the security of populations known as "to [...]

RECRUITING HOLD FORCE

Notice to people from West Africa: ECOWAS is recruiting for the "African Standby Force". Thus, civilian personnel from ECOWAS States will be identified and then recruited to participate in the “Civil Component” architecture of this African Union (AU) security structure, through an exercise in Zimbabwe in the weeks Who […]

16 ° BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The day after the major biannual meeting formed by the 16th Board of Directors of the School of Peacekeeping, yesterday in our walls, here is some first-rate information. First of all, our German, French, Japanese, Dutch, Malian, Swiss friends, and those of continental political organizations (ECOWAS, EU) had given us the pleasure of posting a […]

CARESS: END OF WORK

The school took advantage of the holding of the 16th Board of Directors, yesterday Thursday, June 16, to celebrate with dignity the end of the work of the future "Centre for Analysis and Research on the Sahel-Saharan Space" (CARESS) who now shares his hold. It was decided to give him the baptismal name of “Professor Modibo Goïta”, from the […]

THE SCHOOL WILL GROW

Faced with the observation of the significant increase in the number of interns invited to the Peacekeeping School and the now relatively small size of the existing premises, the construction of a new building became more than necessary. This is why, from July 2015 and at the request of the Director General, a study was […]

WELL-MANAGED DISASTERS

Like every Monday, opening this morning of a new internship at school. Indeed, for the very first time this year, a “Disaster Risk Management in PSOs” training course began this morning (GRC Promotion 2016-1). Funded by Germany, this course welcomes 25 people from 11 countries, including 3 people from MINUSMA […]

EID FESTIVAL IN BAMAKO

Muslims are preparing to celebrate a very important date: that of Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan 2016. It will be a priori for tonight ... But as at the School of Peacekeeping we often have one step ahead, these are four magnificent oxen which, in recent days, have been put […]

…HERE WE GO AGAIN !

After a short week of inactivity due to closure, training actions are back in force this morning in Bamako. Indeed, no less than three courses were opened simultaneously by the instructors of the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School. First of all, an “UNPOL 2016-3” internship abroad, for the benefit of […]

NEW GPC…

Family photo, this morning, of the “Gender Post-Conflict” course (GPC 2016-4) started this week within our walls. You will be able to note a strict respect for parity with the presence of many women from all over the continent. Given the good atmosphere that reigned in the ranks during the shot, one can think that the integration is […]

3 ° CIMIC COURSE

This is the third "Civil-Military Cooperation" course of the year (CIMIC 2016-3) which has just started in Bamako. This training – which is undoubtedly one of the most interesting offered at the school due to the variety of topics covered – brings together 25 students including, for the first time in a long time, a trainee from Kenya. Bilingual internship, therefore, this […]

FAMILY PHOTO 2016

It was this morning, Tuesday July 19, that the traditional “family photo” of the school staff was taken. Gathered around the DG, the women and men who serve at the EMP gathered on the steps of the amphitheater to immortalize in image the team that makes the school work in a more or less visible way. In […]

“ADENAUER FOUNDATION” WORKSHOP

Exciting workshop today within our walls, organized by the Ivorian office of the “Konrad Adenauer Foundation”. About twenty Malian and international experts had met all day in the conference room to discuss the adaptation of the international means deployed in Mali in the face of the new security threat. Suffice to say that the brains have […]

THE OLD AND THE NEW ...

Handing over of instructions this week between the two Directors of Studies of the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School. The old and the new have gone through all the actions taken and to be carried out in the future to allow the school to maintain its upward trajectory. Received by the CEO and by the rest of the staff, […]

2nd MILOBS COURSE 2016

Today, with the month of August, the “United Nations Military Observer” course (MILOBS 2016-2) has just started. Wanted and financed by France, this training brings together some twenty-five soldiers, French-speaking and English-speaking from 11 African countries, i.e. a fifth from the continent, including a senior officer from Madagascar. Good luck to all the trainees present in […]

Defense Minister of Nigeria Visits

On August 25, the school received the visit of His Excellency Brigadier General Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali, Minister of Defense of Nigeria. The latter took advantage of an inspection of his troops who are currently on mission within MINUSMA in Timbuktu to discover the EMPABB. The current MILOBS course is presented […]

Interdepartmental Visit to Canada

Today the EMP received an imposing inter-ministerial delegation from the Government of Canada made up of representatives of Global Affairs Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and the Strategic Joint Staff. Perhaps this is the prelude to a comeback of one of our traditional donors? Insha'allah ! After an interview in the office of […]

CONFOND internship in Madagascar

After an absence of five years, EMPABB returned to Madagascar to conduct a Fundamental Knowledge course for the benefit of about fifty Malagasy officers from the Gendarmerie and the Malagasy Armed Forces. The training lasted a week, from October 3 to 7, 2016 and the discussions were very enriching. This activity has […]

DH OIF Internship

From October 17 to October 21, a DH, Human Rights internship was held at the EMABB in Bamako, funded by the OIF the International Organization of La Francophonie. This course consisted of seven modules: General introduction to human rights International humanitarian law Work of human rights experts Protection of vulnerable groups Protection of […]

Beginnings of the MILOBS DEU IV course

This Monday, November 14 begins the fourth training course of Military Observers of the year 2016, at the School of Peacekeeping. Thus 25 trainees, including two women, coming from 10 countries of the sub-region and Madagascar (plus two MINUSMA officers) will follow this four-week course.

Visit of the Belgian Special Envoy for the Sahel, Mr Frédéric Meurice

On November 15, Mr Frédéric Meurice, Special Envoy of Belgium for the Sahel, came to visit the EMPABB. He was accompanied by an interdepartmental delegation (Development, Defense, Justice) .On an expert mission for the Belgian government, in the region: Mali, Burkina, Niger then Chad, Mr. Meurice was introduced to the EMP during the its passage on […]

Closure of UNPOL internship in Konakry

On November 18, a UNPOL internship, funded by the Federal Republic of Germany was closed in Konakry in the presence of the Director General of the EMP, General Moussa Sinko COULIBALY. Unpol Guinea was a first of its kind, since it was the first internship carried out by our Police Component outside Mali, in the form of a mobile team. Success […]

WORK IN PROGRESS…

While the 2015 classes ended a few days ago, the school does not remain inactive. Indeed, construction work on the future “Research Center” has recently resumed and is affecting the large building near the Conference Hall, which was unfinished until then. Fully funded by […]

END OF INTERNSHIPS 2015

The 2015 academic year has just ended at the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School. In fact, nearly 200 trainees took part on Friday morning, December 18, 2015 at the official closing of their three respective training courses, DDR and Fundamental Knowledge, one of which was adapted to the particular audience of Bamako students. Long […]

TRAINING OF 'DPE' TRAINERS IN BAMAKO

The weeks pass at a very rapid pace in Bamako and the two courses started on March 02 have already been completed. The training of trainers “Children's Rights and Protection” (DPE) ended on Friday March 13, 2015, as well as the UNPOL 2015-1 course, the first of its kind for this year at the EMP. The Dakar NGO SAVE […]

EMP-MINUSMA COOPERATION

The EMP hosted within its walls the “Second training session in international criminal law and international human rights law”. Co-organized by the International Institute of Human Rights (IIHR), the German Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and MINUSMA, this training session in international criminal law and international human rights […]

UNLOG AND CIMIC TRAINING AT EMP

From February 02 to 13, 2015, two important training courses took place in Bamako, “UNLOG” (Logistics of United Nations Operations) and “CIMIC” (Civil-Military Cooperation in Peace Support Operations), both vintage “ 2015-1” and lasting two weeks. These two trainings were financed, respectively, by Canada and the Federal Republic […]

MEETING OF COMMANDERS OF CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE

Meeting of the commanders of the ECOWAS Centers of Excellence (TCEs) at the EMP, February 06, 2015. Led by the President of the ECOWAS Security Commission, this meeting aimed to harmonize the training needs for the ECOWAS Standby Force (FAC), to which the Centers of Excellence of […]

WORKSHOP NEEDS IN CIVIL TRAINING

The EMP organized, from 27 to 30 January 2015, its traditional “Civil Training Needs Analysis Workshop”. This activity, funded by the Swiss Confederation through the Swiss Cooperation in Mali, brings together around the school the main actors in peace training in West Africa, such as the African Union, ECOWAS, [… ]

VISIT OF A DELEGATION OF BENGLADESH

The EMP had the pleasure of receiving, on January 13, 2015, the visit of a delegation of peacekeepers from the Bangladesh army. These soldiers, soon integrated into the ranks of MINUSMA, benefited from recognition in Mali and took the opportunity to come and soak up the studious atmosphere that reigns within our walls. Led by […]

RSS to EMP

The School for Peacekeeping (EMP) hosted, in the presence of the Malian Minister of Security and Civil Protection as well as the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark in Mali, a workshop on the theme: "Democratic control of Reform of the Security Sector: information and awareness-raising workshop on […]

FIRST FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE INTERNSHIP 2015 AT EMP

It is thanks to the generosity of the Swiss Cooperation that the Bamako EMP was able to organize the very first "Basic Knowledge on PSO" course of the year 2015. This course is intended to provide basic knowledge to civilian personnel or in uniform who has only limited experience in the field of […]

IHL and DCA

As part of the dissemination of the Law of Armed Conflicts for the benefit of the armed forces of Europe and Africa, the International Institute of Humanitarian Law (IIHR – San Remo, Italy) organized from April 12 to 24, 2015 a high level titled “International Military Course on Armed Conflicts” at the Ecole de l’Air de Salon […]

“PC-BAT ONE” COURSE IN KOULIKOURO

From April 06 to 24, 2015, an EMP Mobile Training Team (MTT) supervised a promotion from the Koulikouro Staff College (Mali). The purpose of this training was to provide 21 officers from 9 French-speaking African countries with the necessary know-how for the implementation of a “Command Post of a Battalion […]

BANGLADESH AUTHORITIES VISIT

On May 11, 2015, visit to the school of a large delegation from the Republic of Bangladesh. Led by Major General Salahuddin Miaji and made up of senior officers and senior officials from the country's economy and defense ministry, the delegation also included four print journalists and […]

EMP-IPSTC PARTNERSHIP

Within the framework of the cooperation partnership between the school and the IPSTC (International Peace Support Training Center) in Nairobi, a permanent instructor (IP) from the Police Component was able to go and learn the rules of “Election Management and Monitoring”. , an internship which brought together 26 interns, including nine women, in the Kenyan capital, […]

EMP-EMA COLLABORATION

From May 4 to 8, 2015, a mobile training team (MTT) from the Alioune Blondin Beye Peacekeeping School was able to provide outside its walls a course in "Fundamental Knowledge on Peace Support Operations" (CONFUSED). This course brought together 28 soldiers, trainees from the Military School of Administration […]

CHILD RIGHTS AND PROTECTION IN CONFLICT

The school has just held its very first "Children's Rights and Protection" (DPE) course in Bamako. Organized in very close partnership with the NGO "SAVE THE CHILDREN", this course brought together from May 11 to 15 25 men and women, all French-speaking, civilians and in uniform, from all over the continent. For the occasion, the team of instructors […]