The EU's approach to Somalia
Where do we stand?
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11:30-13:00Military and political situation: Yusuf Khawaje, boislandryconslting
Development Aid: Dr. Wolfgang Heinrich, EED
Piracy: Kerstin Petretto, IFSH
The EU's engagement in Somalia constantly increases. The EU conducts a Anti-Piracy mission (ATALANTA) and is financing a huge part of international aid for the country. Since less than a year the EU is also engaged in training of Somali security forces aiming at shifting the balance of power to the benefit of the Transitional Federal Goverment. The expert hearing will discuss the following question: How effective is the current approach and which aspects need to be adjusted?