In order to continue providing military training and advice to the Malian Armed Forces the Council of the European Union decided on 23 March 2016, EUTM Mali`s third Mandate, which will last until 18 May 2018.
The staff of EUTM Mali is located in Bamako. It also includes advisors of the ATF (Advisory Task Force).
It’s in the training center of Kolikoro that the main contingent of EUTM Mali is found with more than 400 soldiers.
The 3rd mandate of EUTM Mali includes an extension of the engagement zone to the Niger loop and includes the cities of Timbuktu and Gao.
Trained Malian soldiers
Combined Mobile Advisory and Training Teams (CMATT)
Trained GTIAs (Tactical Interarms Group) and 5 re-trained GTIAs.
Military personnel from 27 European countries