Mogadishu – 26 of November 2023. EUTM-Somalia Force Commander, Brig.Gen. Poli, accompanied the representatives of the European Peace Facility (EPF) coming to visit the General Dhagadaban Training Centre. The delegation verified the execution of the ongoing projects, like the new shooting range and the new area for the counter improvised explosive device (C-IED) training,
Mogadishu – 18 of November 2023. Colonel Shove Gilby, Commander of UK Forces in Somalia, and his staff visited the General Dhagabadan Training Center in Mogadishu. EUTM-S uses this camp to train Somali National Army and Somali Police Force. Visitors, accompanied by Col. Joakim Karlquist, EUTM-S Deputy Force Commander, and Col. Miguel Echegoyen, EUTM-S
Mogadishu – 11 of November 2023. A delegation led by European External Action Service (EEAS) from Bruxelles, and representatives’ from European Union Delegation to Somalia, visited the General Dhagabadan Training Center in Mogadishu. This training camp, managed by Somali Armed Forces, is used by EUTM-S to train Somali National Army and Somali Police Force.
Mogadishu – 6-7 of November 2023. Director of Military Planning and Conduct Capability (MPCC), LtGen Michiel Van der Laan visited the European Union Training Mission in Somalia (EUTM-S) in Mogadishu. This was the opportunity, accompanied by EUTM-S Mission Force Commander, Gen. Fulvio Poli and the Deputy at EU Delegation to Mogadishu, Thomas Kieler, to
Mogadishu – 2 of November 2023. On November 2, 2023, the Common Security Defence Policy (CSDP) service medal award ceremony was held inside the International campus. At the ceremony took part, among others, the Deputy HoM of EUCAP, Fabian Lowemberg, the Deputy Cdr of ATMIS, Maj.Gen. Peter Muteti, the UK Military Attachè, Col. James
Mogadishu – 31 of October 2023. The Mission Force Commander of the European Union Training Mission in Somalia (EUTM-S), Brigadier General Fulvio Poli, was received by the Commander of the Somali Defense Forces, General Ibrahim Sheick Muhyiddin. The meeting, the first since General Muhyiddin took the command of the Somali Armed Forces, was the
Mogadishu – 25 of October 2023. EUTM-S Cdr Brigadier General Poli met with the Deputy Commander of the Italian Joint Operations Command (COVI), LtGen Lanza de Cristoforis. The visit of General Lanza, although short, was full of commitments which immediately included a meeting with the Chief of the Somali Armed Forces, General Ibrahim Sheikh
Mogadishu – 22 & 23 of October 2023. EUTM-Somalia Mission Force Commander Brig.Gen. Poli met with LtGen Carl-Johan Edström, Chief of Joint Operations of the Swedish Armed Forces. LtGen. Edström was briefed on mission’s activities and had the opportunity to closely observe the training of Somali personnel currently underway at the training center. LtGen.
Mogadishu – 21 of October 2023. EUTM-Somalia Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General Poli, met with the Land Forces Cdr Brigadier General Dayah Abdi Abdulle and his Deputy. Lots of topics were discussed during the meeting: training courses for Somali National Army personnel, trucks and specialized vehicle deliveries, building of the new Army HQ and
On 28 and 29 May 2023, the Commander of EUTM-Somalia was a guest in Djibouti where he took part in two important ceremonies. On Sunday 28, the closing ceremony of the refresher course on operational techniques of the Force Protection Units (FPU) of the United Nations, intended for the personnel of the Djibouti Gendarmerie.