WELCOME FROM A JAPANESE EXPERT

The government of Japan sent, from June 15 to 19, Mr. Hiroshige FUJII, Japanese expert within the EMP to deliver the courses: "Advancement of gender issues in human rights and humanitarian" and "Based violence. on Gender in Conflict and International Criminal Justice ”. […]

2nd SESSION "GPC" AT THE EMP

Closing with great fanfare on Friday, July 10, 2015 of the second "Gender Post-Conflict" (GPC) course of 2015. 28 trainees received their certificates from the hands of the 1st Counselor of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Mali . Needless to say, we are very proud to have succeeded, for the very first time in Bamako, in bringing […]

ELECTORAL ASSISTANCE IN OSP

Inauguration this morning July 13, 2015 of the workshop “Electoral Assistance in the PSOs” in Bamako. For eight days, various experts, from the Malian administration as well as the UNDP or civil society, supported by permanent instructors from the school, will validate the content of a future "Electoral Assistance" course that the EMP intends to drive quite quickly […]

FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE ON PSO

From Monday 03 to Friday 07 August 2015, 28 participants from 13 countries of the continent discovered the fundamentals of peacekeeping at the EMP in Bamako. This was the course "Fundamental Knowledge of Peacekeeping Operations" whose goal was to familiarize learners with […]

UNPOL TRAINING IN BAMAKO

The third “United Nations Police Pre-deployment” training course (UNPOL 2015-3) has just ended in Bamako. Conducted from August 03 to 21, 2015 by the Police Component of the school, it aimed to train and prepare participants for the specificities of Police missions in Support Operations […]

UN TRAINING IN CAMBODIA

Like last year, an EMP Mobile Training Team is currently in Oudong, Cambodia. Located on the outskirts of the capital Phnom Penh, the “National Center for Peacekeeping Forces Management, Mines and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance” (NPMEC) is responsible for training future Blue Helmets from Cambodia and countries […]

DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

A group of African experts and instructors from the school has just met in Bamako in order to define the outline of a possible future course. The theme of the workshop was quite ambitious: “Mass Disasters and PSOs”. Directly inspired by the consequences of the EBOLA pandemic experienced recently by the sub-region and the measures taken […]

CIMIC IN BAMAKO

Beginning this week at the EMP of the 3rd CIMIC internship of the year. It was with pleasure that we saw the arrival of 25 trainees from all over the continent to follow what is probably one of the most complete courses among all those delivered by the school. Indeed, whatever the role of humanitarian actors, […]

“PC BAT” TACTICAL TRAINING

Closing today of the very first intramural course "Command Post of a United Nations Battalion" (PC-BAT) for the year 2015. Wanted and supported by the Kingdom of the Netherlands, this tactical training brought together 25 French-speaking officers from nine countries in the ECOWAS region. Intended primarily to familiarize military trainees with the missions and operation of a unit […]

TACTICAL TRAINING (CONTINUED)

Beginning this morning in Bamako of a new course of "Command Post of a United Nations Battalion", which takes place within our walls from August 31 to September 18, 2015. This new promotion follows the course which took place completed at the end of last week. Funded by France, it also accommodates 26 officers who […]

UNDP AT EMP

Visit this evening in our walls of Madame Mbaranga GASARABWE, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General for MINUSMA and head of the UNDP in Mali. The Resident Coordinator gave us the pleasure of coming back to the EMP, after a few years of absence from Mali. She said she was happy with the way the school had negotiated the […]

TRIPLETS!…

It is a beautiful end of training ceremony which has just ended in Bamako. It presented a double peculiarity compared to what is usually practiced in our walls. First of all, it was raining heavily on the city and everyone had their good dose of raindrops, guests […]

DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

A group of African experts and instructors from the school has just met in Bamako in order to define the outline of a possible future course. The theme of the workshop was quite ambitious: “Mass Disasters and PSOs”. Directly inspired by the consequences of the EBOLA pandemic experienced recently by the sub-region and the measures taken […]

DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

Meeting this morning at the school of a "Pedagogical Council". Placed under the leadership of the Director of Studies-Doctrine, it aimed to validate the content and progress of the future "Disaster Risk Management" (GRC) course that the EMP wishes to set up quickly. The speakers were all able to appreciate the extent and the quality of the work accomplished […]

CLOSING OF TWO COURSES

Closing at the moment of the two training courses hosted this week in our walls, the course "Human Rights 2015-3" and the course "Basic Knowledge of OSP 2015-4". The traditional certificate award ceremony took place in an atmosphere that was both attentive but also good-natured, accompanied by a few hard-hitting “triplets” at the right times. At […]

TRIPLE OPENING IN BAMAKO

Major opening this morning at the amphitheater of the Alioune Blondin Bèye Peacekeeping School: this is one of the first times that the school has simultaneously hosted three courses armed only by its instructors. To the “United Nations Police” (funded by Germany) and “Human Rights in Peace Support Operations (PSO)” (funded by […]

“HUMAN RIGHTS” COURSE

Opening yesterday morning of a new “Human Rights 5-2015” course in Bamako. There too, the male and female trainees, civilians and in uniform from all over the continent, will have to face the requirements of the "Process of codification of standards relating to human rights", but also to the "Introduction to the rights of women and violence […]

FROM JOURNALISTS TO EMP

As announced yesterday, the Peacekeeping School "Alioune Blondi Bèye" is receiving a large delegation of Malian journalists this week to provide them with comprehensive training on "Fundamental Knowledge on Peace Support Operations" (CONNFOND PSO). Indeed, the school offered to invite 76 men and women from the media […]

FROM THE BEAUTIFUL WORLD TO THE BALCONY

End of internship today, within the walls of the school, for 90 students including 76 Malian journalists. After having worked on the springs of the PSOs, the latter recognized, through the words of their representative, having greatly benefited from this course "Basic Knowledge of the PSOs" tailor-made for their attention. The “Rights of […]

DCAF AT EMP

Inauguration this morning of an activity housed within the walls of the school, the workshop “Gender and the Security Sector in Mali”. Organized by the DCAF (the Center for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, an international Foundation based in Geneva and a very active partner of the school), this workshop aims above all to bring […]

4 ° CIMIC COURSE

The new promotion "UN CIMIC 2015-4" has just taken off for two weeks of work within our walls. With 25 French-speaking and English-speaking trainees, the new course is in good spirits despite the heavy rain that has been falling on Bamako these days. Note that, among the trainees, there is also a host of […]

5th “CONFOND” Promotion for 2015!

The 5th "Basic Knowledge of PSOs" course of the year has arrived: since Monday morning, 25 trainees (including Permanent Instructors) have taken over the school to develop their knowledge of the principles that govern Peace Support Operations on the planet, at the invitation of the Republic of Mali, which we warmly thank here. We […]

KAYES TRAINING

It is a very new kind of activity that the school has just carried out in Mali. Indeed, at the request of the authorities and after a proposal from your favorite school, a mobile team of instructors moved last week in the west of the country to the town of Kayes, located not far from the border with Senegal. . […]

POST-CONFLICT TYPE

Start of the week on a high note at the EMP with the arrival of the 2015-3 “Post-Conflict Gender” course. With around twenty trainees from nine countries, half of them women, this two-week training course responds to a wish of our excellent Batavian partner who wanted, through the modules taught, to emphasize […]

AMERICAN AMBASSADOR'S VISIT

Visit this morning in the walls of the school of the new United States Ambassador to Mali. Accompanied by his training experts, the Ambassador was treated to a traditional presentation of our activities and our way of operating, as well as an in-situ meeting with the various courses in progress. During his visit, he demonstrated […]

TRAINING IN GERMANY

Return to Bamako of 2 Permanent Instructors (IP) these days, after two weeks of training in Europe. Indeed, our two IPs, including a woman, joined the "Training Center of the German Armed Forces for the United Nations" to follow a military observer course "MILOBS". This training, generously offered by the Bundeswehr (the military […]

TRIPLE CLOSING OF INTERNSHIPS

Triple closing of internships with panache a few minutes ago in Bamako. Indeed, it was the end of schooling for the "Gender Post-Conflict 03-2015", "United Nations Police 05-2015" and "UN Battalion Command Post 03-2015" promotions. Started three weeks ago for the military and two weeks for the others, these actions […]

NATIONAL MOURNING IN MALI

fter the terrorist attack on the Radisson-Blu hotel last Friday, November 20 in Bamako, the school resumed its "almost" normal life this morning, with the continuation of the PC-BAT course and the start of another “Gender Post Conflict” course, both funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Particular atmosphere however, Mali being placed in […]

POST-CONFLICT TYPE: 4th EDITION

Beginning yesterday morning, November 23, 2015, of the 4th “Gender Post-Conflict” (GPC) course of the year in Bamako. 26 trainees from all over the continent (Burkina, Benin, Burundi, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Togo, DRC, Niger, Cameroon, Senegal, Equatorial Guinea and Mali) therefore found themselves in classroom n°1 under the leadership of of the Head of Component […]

PENDING AFRICAN FORCE

That's it, the African Standby Force (FAA, ASF in English) is being set up. This ambitious organization led by the African Union aims to create, develop and deploy the security tools necessary for the prevention of crises and the management of conflicts on the continent, i.e. to ensure "the [...]

WORKING VISIT TO CHINA

From 22 to 29 November 2015, exploratory visit by the Director General and a delegation from the school to the People's Republic of China (PRC). The aim was to strengthen existing ties of friendship and benefit from Chinese know-how in the field of PSOs. Thus, for five days, the two peacekeeping centers of the Army […]

Family photo for the MILOBS II course

While the second week of the internship at the EMP Alioune Blondin Beye ends and the interns are now practicing, here is the traditional photo around the DE and DAE. Good luck to our trainees for the final stretch.

DPE internship

From September 05 to 09, the EMPABB hosted a DPE internship (Child Law and Protection in Peace Support Operations). This internship brought together 24 interns of 15 different nationalities mainly from the sub-region but also from Ethiopia, but also from Europe with Germany belonging to all the components of a […]

MILOBS DEU III

From August 22 to September 9, took place the MILOBS III course (military observers III) funded by Germany. 25 trainees, 20 soldiers and 5 gendarmes were thus able to prepare for the function of military observer as part of a peace support operation. Among them were 2 women. The trainees […]

closing of the MILOBS and DPE courses

Today ended two internships, DPE and MILOBS, funded by Germany. We take this opportunity to thank our generous donor. It was an opportunity for the course directors to say a little word of sending for the return to the country and of encouragement for those who will be able to put into practice the know-how acquired at EMPABB. It was […]

End of the CMR internship organized by SWEDINT within the EMPABB

On September 02, the closing of the CMR course (Civil-Military Relations in Peace Operations) was held in the presence of the Director General of the school, Brigadier General Moussa Sinko COULIBLY and Colonel Peter Jan Walter Fredriksson, Commander from the International Center of the Swedish Armed Forces: SWEDINT This ceremony ends two intensive days […]

"FPU-Benin" pre-deployment internship

The internship took place in Benin, in Cana, from January 22 to March 1, 2018. The Alioune Blondin BEYE Peacekeeping School in Bamako (EMAPBB) and the United Nations Institute for Research and Training ( UNITAR) organized a series of Constituted Police Units (FPU) training sessions for the benefit of the forces […]