Peace and security
Peace and security lie at the foundation of progress and sustainable development. The objective of the Joint Strategy is to cooperate in enhancing the capacity of Africa and EU to respond timely and adequately to security threats, and also to join efforts in addressing global challenges.
Green light for EU training mission to Somalia
Following a Council Decision adopted in February 2010, the EUTM Somalia military training mission in support of the Somali security forces and in cooperation with the African Union was launched in April 2010, with the aim of providing military training to strengthen the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG) as a functioning government serving the Somali citizens.