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A Human Security Approach for AU PSOs: Lessons from AMISOM

27 April 2023

(In-person participation is by invitation only)

Background to the Research Programme

Through United Nations Security Council Resolution 2628 the UN authorized the African Union Peace and Security Council to
reconfigure AMISOM and replaced it with the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), with effect from 1 April 2022. AMISOM was a central pillar in political and security stabilization efforts in Somalia for over a decade and a half. As it has ended its mission, one can outline, briefly, some of its key achievements:

  • AMISOM was vital in protecting the transitional Government and the ensuing Somali Federal Governments;
  • AMISOM managed to degrade Al Shabaab and pushed the bulk of its forces from Mogadishu and from all other liberated areas across the sectors;
  • AMISOM helped expand humanitarian access and provided various forms of relief to a significant number of Somalis;
  • Side by side with the Somali Security forces, AMISOM still provides the security foundation on which all other international actors depend in order to operate in Somalia in relative safety….Readmore

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27 April 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am EAT
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IPSS old Conference room


Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS)