Somaliland: EUCAP Nestor “case study” in Peace-building International Training Course held in Hargeisa


Outlining the presentation and encouraging active debate among participants during the EUCAP Nestor case study in Peace building International training course held in Hargeisa

Somalilandsun – EUCAP Nestor supported the training of civilian personnel for peacebuilding through the participation of the mission Head of Field Office Marco Hekkens in an International Peacebuilding training course held in Hargeisa, Somaliland, from February 28th to March 3rd.

EUCAP Nestor is a civilian EU mission, under the auspices of the Common Security and Defence Policy, which assists host countries in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean region in strengthening their capacity to ensure maritime security and in particular to fight piracy.

During the five days training course students learned – among other – about Crisis Management Operations, decision- making mechanism leading to the creation of a peacekeeping/peacebuilding Operation, Operational Concept on the Protection of Civilians in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, the African Union legal and institutional framework for the delivery of Peace Support Operations and Rule of Law in peacekeeping. Continue reading full details of the Training