Mogadishu – 16 of December 2023.

EUTM-Somalia held the closing ceremony of the 2nd Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Course and the 1st Combat Life Saver (CLS) Course, at the General Dhagadaban Training Center (GDTC). The 34 students of the Somali National Army (SNA) and Somali Police Forces (SPF) were awarded at the presence of the European Union Training Mission in Somalia (EUTM-S) Force Commander, General Poli, the Commander of the SNA GDTC, General Mohamed Mohamud Saney, representatives from United Nations Support Office in Somalia – UNSOS (Dr. Yvette Langenhuizen), United Nations Mine Action Service – UNMAS (Mr. Justin Smith), European Union Capacity Building – EUCAP (LtCol Miroslav Kortan), SNA and SPF. Well done to everyone! The European Union, with its EUTM-S and EUCAP missions, will continue to strengthen its support to the Somali Security Forces.