Fact Sheet on African-led Peace Support Operations

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Fact Sheet on African-led Peace Support Operations

Tuesday, 23 June, 2015

The European Union (EU) is continuing to support African-led Peace Support Operations (PSOs), underpinning efforts by the African Union (AU) and the Regional Economic Communities/Regional Mechanisms (RECs/RMs) to promote peace and security in Africa. These PSOs aim to underpin public security through a range of military and civilian actions, including peacekeeping, maintenance of public order, policing, infrastructure reconstruction, political dialogue and national reconciliation.