EUCAP Enhances Somaliland Maritime Security, Trains 300 Somalia Federal Darwish Police Officers

EUCAP Enhances Somaliland Maritime Security through regular coast guards trainings

Somalilandsun :The latest edition of EUCAP Newsletter is out.

In this edition Read, for example, about work and life in EUCAP Field Office Hargeisa and the graduation of 300 Darwish police among others

EUCAP Nestor, is a European Union civilian mission which assists host countries develop self-sustaining capacity for enhancement of maritime security.

EUCAP Somalia contributes to the establishment and capacity building of maritime civilian law enforcement capability in Somalia, including Somaliland. Read more

February Newsletter Briefs


The EUCAP Field Office in Hargeisa, Somaliland, has a total of fourteen European Mission Members who come from Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Sweden and Romania, and eight Somali Mission Members, who work as a team to build relationships with and deliver capacity support to partners from Somaliland Government institutions.

The EUCAP Field Office in Hargeisa, Somaliland,

The Field Office works closely with the Somaliland Coast Guard (SLCG) to provide programs that build the capabilities and the skills needed to protect the coast of Somaliland and Increase maritime security. Strategic Advisers and Coast Guard Advisers from the office deliver training in both Hargeisa and the coastal town of Berbera, where EUCAP has a Permanent presence, on practical and theoretical maritime law enforcement, including the Prevention and suppression of trafficking and smuggling (PSTS).

300 Somalia Federal Darwish police graduate from Pre-deployment training

Three hundred special federal Somali police called “Darwish” graduated from a month long pre-deployment orientation training at a passing out ceremony in Mogadishu in February, where they demonstrated their skills in patrolling, stop and search, and field and weapon Awareness.

Human rights, gender awareness and community policing were key parts of the training curriculum alongside police operations and intelligence, combating terrorism, and explosive ordinance awareness and disposal.

Read full details of the above and many more from the EUCAP February 2020 newsletter below

EUCAP Enhances Somaliland Maritime Security through regular coast guards train g

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