With Her: A Skilled GirlForce. EUCAP Somalia joins International Day of the Girl celebrations in Puntland

A week-long programme of events and activities, based around the International Day of the Girl Child, is unfolding in Garowe, organised by the Puntland Ministry of Women Development and Family Affairs (MoWDAFA). The activities include: Media talk-show for young leaders and women activists to discuss girls’ education, ending violence and cultivating young girls to lead;…

EU External Action Service’s representatives visit to Somalia continues

A delegation from EUCAP Somalia’s HQ in Brussels, the Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) part of the Union External Action Service (EEAS) met Somali authorities and representatives from the international community, along with EUCAP Somalia’s Head of Mission Maria-Cristina Stepanescu for a second consecutive day, on March 13th in Mogadishu (see previous article: https://www.eucap-som.eu/eu-external-action-service-representatives-cpcc-meet-somali-interlocutors-mogadishu/).…

EUCAP Somalia mentors officers participating in CUTLASS Express International Exercise 2018

The seventh iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express began this week with maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe and the United States, as well as several international organizations joining in on January 28th. Cutlass Express 2018 (CE18) is designed to assess and improve combined maritime law enforcement capacity,…