EU announced new support for peace and security in Somalia
During the London conference on Somalia the EU announced a new €100 million support for AMISOM, an African-led peacekeeping mission. The new commitment will contribute to the proposed increase in troop strength active in the African Union-led Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
The new funding will support the proposed increase in troop strength agreed by UN Security Council Resolution adopted on Wednesday 22 February.
Commissioner Piebalgs was in London to reaffirm that stabilising and developing Somalia, together with the African Union and international partners, is an EU priority. You can watch his remarks here.