Mogadishu, 02nd October 2019 – The Spanish Ambassador of Kenya, Somalia and Uganda, H.E. Javier García De Viedma Bernaldo De Quirós, was in Mogadishu, as part of his visit to the country’s capital, to meet the EUTM-S Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General Antonello De Sio, and to attending the ceremony of the Spanish National Day organized
30 September 2019 - A convoy of the EU Training Mission in Somalia was hit today in Mogadishu. While returning from an activity in Villa Gashandigha, the HQ of the Somali Ministry of Defence and Somali National Army General Staff, an EUTM-Somalia convoy was hit by an explosion at 11:16 local time. No EUTM-S soldiers
MOGADISHU, September 28th 2019 - The Medal Parade of the European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) took place at the Mission Headquarters in the International Campus within Mogadishu International Airport. The Common Security and Defense Policy Service Medal has been awarded to forty-nine members of EUTM Somalia, hailing from Italy, Finland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain
Mogadishu, September 24th 2019 - Operational Commander of European Union Naval Force Somalia, Vice Admiral Antonio Martorel Lacave (SPA), together with Major General Antonio Planells Palau (SPA), his successor, accompanied by a delegation of EUNAVFOR, paid a visit to the European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) in Mogadishu. The two Officers, after a dedicated
MOGADISHU - On Thursday 12 September took place, in the EUTM-S Headquarters, the visit of the Finnish Ambassador to Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Seychelles and Permanent Representative to UNEP and UN-HABITAT, Mr. Erik Lundberg, to the Finnish contingent deployed in Somalia as part of the operation. Received by the Italian Commander, Brigadier General Antonello De Sio,
Mogadishu, 11th September 2019 – The German Ambassador of Kenya, Seychelles and Somalia, Mrs. Annett Günther, visited EUTM Somalia Headquarters at Mogadishu International Airport (MIA), as part of her visit to the country’s capital. The German Ambassador was accompanied by the Defence Attaché, Lt. Col. (GS) Stefan Hasler. They were welcomed by Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General
September 3rd, 2019 – EUTM-S Commander, Brigadier General Antonello De Sio, meet in Villa Gashandiga the new Chief of Defence Forces, Brigadier General Odowaa Yuusuf Raage. The two Officer discussed about the daily activities of advising, mentoring and training that are carried out by the European Union mission, in support of the Somali Army.
EUTM-S: CHANGE OF COMMAND AMONG BRIGADIER GENERAL MATTEO SPREAFICO AND BRIGADIER GENERAL ANTONELLO DE SIO
Mogadishu 8th August 2019 – The European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General Matteo Spreafico, has handed over the Command of the mission to his successor Brigadier General Antonello De Sio. The ceremony for the transfer of authority took place at the EUTM-S Headquarters in Mogadishu, attended by European Union
The European Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) Medal Parade is a military ceremony in which participant are praised for their contribution to the work of the European Mission that directly supports the build-up of the Somali National Army (SNA) through training, mentoring and advising. The ceremony for International troops and civilian personnel from EUCAP Somalia
Today, we introduce the Force Protection Unit of EUTM-S, constituted from the 6° Italian Bersaglieri Regiment. The FPU provides daily security for EUTM-S personnel. Thanks FPU. Thanks Italy!! - Grazie Italia !!!