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Somali Police Force officers undertake training to enhance efficiency in operations

This capacity building exercise is supported by the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) under its Police Reforms

A weeklong training to enhance efficiency in the management of police assets has started in Mogadishu, Somalia, for officers of the Somali Police Force (SPF). Attended by ten SPF officers from the department of logistics, this capacity building exercise is supported by the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS)…

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The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) military officers complete training to bolster mission objectives

The call was made during the induction course of 30 officers who recently joined the mission to serve in various capacities at ATMIS Force Headquarters

Military staff officers deployed to serve under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) have been tasked to embrace the values of the mission in order to help strengthen the objective of restoring peace and stability to Somalia. The call was made during the induction course of 30 officers…

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African Union (AU) officials cheer recovering African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) soldiers in Nairobi hospitals

AU officials conduct regular hospital visits to check on the brave men and women of the mission as they recover from various injuries and illnesses

High-level officials from the African Union Headquarters and the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), have visited injured soldiers from the mission at various hospitals in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, to check on their wellbeing and welfare. As ATMIS supports the Somali National Army (SNA) and security forces in the…

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The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) military officers conclude induction training ahead of service to Somalia

The staff officers will be stationed at the ATMIS Force Headquarters in various roles with a core mandate of supporting the Somali-led peace process

Forty-one military staff officers to serve under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) have completed a weeklong training in Mogadishu, aimed at facilitating their integration into the mission. With a range of diverse educational and military skills, the staff officers will be stationed at the ATMIS Force Headquarters…

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The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) honours military and police officers who have completed their Tour of Duty in Somalia

Ms. Lortan commended the officers for their invaluable contribution to peace and stability in Somalia, particularly during the transition phase from AMISOM to ATMIS

African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), on Saturday honoured outgoing top officers from the military and police components who played an important role in the transitioning of the mission from the former African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The 74 officers, included Sector Commanders, Staff Officers attached to the…

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The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) supports Somali Police in securing government facilities

The federal Minister of Youth and Sports, Mohamed Bare, in an interview on Monday, thanked ATMIS Police personnel for the selflessness in safeguarding government facilities and personnel

Somali authorities have commended the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) police component for the steadfast commitment to supporting the Somali Police Forces (SPF) ahead of ATMIS withdrawal. The federal Minister of Youth and Sports, Mohamed Bare, in an interview on Monday, thanked ATMIS Police personnel for the selflessness…

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AU delegation meets Somali Prime Minister to discuss support and collaboration

The matter of joint coordination between ATMIS and the Somali Security Forces was discussed during a closed-door meeting between the AU delegation and Somalia’s National Security Advisor

The African Union Peace and Security Council (AU PSC), Wednesday held discussions in Mogadishu with Somalia’s Prime Minister, Hamza Abdi Barre, focusing on the AU’s support in the implementation of the Somalia Transition Plan. Prime Minister Barre told the visiting AU delegation that the government of Somalia remains fully committed…

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AMISOM, SNA military commanders meet over transition to new mission

Effective April 1, AMISOM, which has operated in Somalia since 2007, will be replaced by a new mission to be called the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS)

Top African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Federal Government of Somalia officials are meeting in Mogadishu over the next five days to discuss modalities ahead of the new AU peace support operation in Somalia. Effective April 1, AMISOM, which has operated in Somalia since 2007, will be replaced by…

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On International Women’s Day, AMISOM celebrates Role of Female Peacekeepers

This year’s International Women’s Day was observed under the theme: “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Tuesday celebrated International Women’s Day by paying special tribute to the role of female peacekeepers for their contribution towards a peaceful, safe and secure Somalia.  This year’s International Women’s Day was observed under the theme: “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.”…

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Top AU official optimistic about new Somalia peacekeeping mission

The AU and the Federal Government of Somalia have adopted a roadmap to replace the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) with a new mission to be called the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS)

Following three days of high-level engagements with government officials, civil society members and Somalia’s international partners, the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security has said that the new AU mission will focus on stabilization and state building processes but with a clear end goal in sight.…