The European Union Training Mission – Somalia (EUTM-S) was interested in the meetings held in Mogadishu with the Special Representative of the European Union, Dr. Annette WEBER and the Special Representative of the African Union Commission, Ambassador Mohammed El - Amina Souef. Dr. WEBER and Ambassador SOUEF respectively commented on the achievements of the European
Brigadier General Fulvio POLI takes over from his colleague Roberto VIGLIETTA in command of the European Union Training Mission in Somalia. On 23 March 2023, the Transfer of Authority ceremony took place between Brigadier General Roberto VIGLIETTA and Brigadier General Fulvio POLI . The event, which took place at the International Campus in Mogadishu
MPCC, EUTM Mozambique and EUTM Somalia participate in U.S. AFRICOM Exercise Justified Accord 2023 (16-19 Feb 2023)
Three Officers from the European Union (MPCC, EUTM Somalia and EUTM Mozambique) participated as observers in the U.S. AFRICOM exercise Justified Accord 2023 that took place in Kenya, from 16 to 19 Feb 2023. Soldiers from partners directly supported by the EU Training Missions also participated in this Exercise, working together to increase multinational
The Somali National Army (SNA) concluded the “Counter – Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Course” organized by EUTM-S.
Mogadishu – 9th December 2022. The attendees have been instructed how to negotiate the threats from IEDs in order to enable manoeuvre units to operate. The C-IED Course represents a capstone of the SNAF capability to operate in a complex environment. During the closing ceremony chaired by EUTM-S Deputy Mission Force Commander, Col. Jonas
Mogadishu – 1st December 2022. Servesc Patria! On 1st of December, each year, Romanians around the globe celebrate their National Day. Romania is part of EUTM-S, a longstanding partnership built on shared values, common interests, and strong people-to-people connections. We wish you a happy National Day!
EUTM-S has concluded the “1st Reconnaissance – RECCE Course for the Somali National Armed Forces – SNAF”
Mogadishu – 24th November 2022. The first members in the new reconnaissance organisation in the Somali National Armed Forces – SNAF have been graduated. The SNAF trainers, supported by the EUTM-S has trained the new specialists in the fundamentals of supporting the Commander’s decision by providing information on the opponent. Col. Manuel José Martin
Mogadishu – 22nd October 2022. In recent days, EUTM-S has conducted a multi echelon exercise named “WADAJIR 2022”, that translated from the Somali language means “Together”. The activity, performed by the Somali National Army and facilitated by EUTM-S mentors and trainers, was the final exercise of courses: the Battalion Commander, the 13th Platoon Leader
Mogadishu – 19th October 2022. EUTM-S has received the visit of the Finnish Deputy Chief of Staff (COS) Army Operations, Brigadier General Tero Juhani Ylitalo. During the visit the Finnish General has had a fruitful meeting with EUTM-S Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General Roberto Viglietta. They had a focus on the Finnish Contingent (FINCON)
EUTM-S fostered the: “Train the Trainers (TtT) Course on Teaching Techniques and use of digital tool”
Mogadishu – 15th October 2022. EUTM-S fostered the: “Train the Trainers (TtT) Course on Teaching Techniques and use of digital tool for Somali National Armed Forces (SNAF) and MoD Trainers”. The aim of the Course was to develop the teaching skills and capacity of the Minister of Defence and Somali National Army J9 –
EUTM-S has concluded the “Operations and Situations Rooms Staff Course and Command Post Exercise (CPX)”
Mogadishu – 12th October 2022. The Course and the CPX has been provided by EUTM-S for the personnel designated to work both in the Operations and in the Situations Rooms of the SNA Headquarters. The course and the CPX have been designed with the aim to provide advice, improve the ability of the SNAF