AMISOM
International Organization based in Somalia

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15 Feb 2018 description

Baidoa, 14 February 2018 – AMISOM Police is conducting a 10-day training course on security and criminal investigation for South West Police Force in Baidoa.

Twenty officers, 16 male and 4 female, drawn from different parts of South West state are attending the training, whose objective is to strengthen the force’s capability to investigate crimes and prosecute suspects.

13 Feb 2018 description

Mogadishu, 13 February 2018 - A delegation from the African Union Peace Support Operations Division (PSOD) is in Somalia to assess peacekeeping activities as the transfer of responsibilities from AMISOM to Somali national security forces begin to take shape.

During its four-day stay in Somalia, the 10-man delegation will hold discussions with top officials from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS), the Federal Government of Somalia and Ambassadors of Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs).

28 Jan 2018 description

Mogadishu, 27 January 2018 - The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has concluded the induction of a multinational team of newly deployed police officers to Somalia, from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zambia.

Forty officers underwent a weeklong induction training, an integral part of Somalia’s transition process. The group will be at the forefront of mentoring and training local police forces in the management of law and order, as the country rebuilds its security institutions.

19 Jan 2018 description

Mogadishu – The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), in conjunction with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the UN, the European Union and other key international partners, have established a Transition Core Group, which is tasked with the responsibility of developing a transition plan for Somalia.

Headed by the National Security Advisor (NSA) to the President of the Federal Government, the Transition Core Group’s Terms of Reference include assisting with transition approaches, and delivering a draft transition plan, by March this year.

01 Jan 2018 description

Mogadishu, 31 December 2017 – The police component of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is conducting a 10-day training course on countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) for the Somali Police Force (SPF) in Mogadishu.

The training is aimed at equipping SPF officers with vital skills on preventing, disposing and countering IED attacks by the Al-Shabaab militants.