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. FPUs are police units specialized in UN missions, providing support to operations in terms of security and protection of UN personnel and assets.

On Monday 29, the closing ceremony of the 14th Somali Federal Darwish course took place. The attendees, at the end of a very intense training period, have acquired the ability to intervene in different types of semi-permissive environments. In particular, the personnel have been trained in the articulation of check points, escort and protection of authorities, management of public order, first aid techniques and conduct of tactical operations.

The presence of the Commander of EUTM-Somalia, witness to the continued support to the Somali Security Forces and the close collaboration with the Somali authorities and International Partners in improving the Country’s security conditions.