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Latest news from CSDP EU peacekeeping missions (August 2019)

(B2) In Pristina, the digitization of old criminal records is on track. Somali police receive training equipment. In Africa, training continues: air security in Mali, law enforcement in Niger

Pristina (Kosovo). The digitization of old criminal files has been accelerated with the support of the EULEX Kosovo mission. More than 170.000 convicted persons and more than 207.000 criminal charges are already registered in the new file. Advantage: judges and prosecutors thus more easily find all the data. video

Odessa (Ukraine). The European mission EUAM Ukraine (assistance to internal security forces) conducted its first 'crime scene' training in the Odessa region for investigators, criminal inspectors and police patrol from Podilsk. Information

Rajlovac (Bosnia and Herzegovina). General Reinhard Trischak commanding the stabilization operation EUFOR Althea, visited Rajlovac on August 14, and was briefed by the Minister of Defense and the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the progress made by the country in marking, registration and management of weapons. Others informations.

Salallah (Oman). The crew of the Italian frigate ITS Marceglia trained with Oman Navy forces in different 'Capacity Building' exercises. While Rear Admiral Armando Paolo Simi, Force Commander of Atalanta, discussed with the authorities in Salalah.

Operation ATALANTA Force Commander Meets with Omani Authorities

Djibouti. The Spanish air detachment within EUNAVFOR Atalanta celebrated its 1500th maritime surveillance mission with a P3M Orion off the coast of Somalia at the end of July, at the same time as the 66th rotation of the maritime surveillance detachment within the anti-piracy operation of the EU. Others informations

(credit: EUNAVFOR Atalanta)

SHIP IN A BOX – a new training facility for SPF Maritime Police Unit

(Mali). Ten officers from the Malian Air Force took part in a training course in the command and conduct of air operations (CCOA). Their end-of-course diploma was awarded on August 19.

(credit: EUTM Mali)
(credit: EUTM RCA)
Law enforcement training by the Carabinieri (credit: MOD Italy)


Updated at the beginning of September with the info Oman - EUNAVFOR Atalanta. Completed September 22 with missing photos.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).