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Appendix 5: Common Security and Defence Policy Missions

Table 1: CSDP Military Operations 2007–2015: UK Contributions

Name

Mandate summary

Mandate dates

Total Personnel

UK personnel/national resources

Total Annual Budget

(UK contribution to Military Common Funding is approx. 15%)

EUFOR ALTHEA

Provides Capacity Building and training to the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

from Dec 2004, current mandate to 2016

803

1 x Intermediate Reserve Company (up to 120 personnel);

6 x staff officers

€14.1m

(€2.2m)

EU NAVFOR ATALANTA

(Operation Atalanta)

Protects vessels of the World Food Programme, African Union Mission in Somalia; deters and disrupts piracy and armed robbery at sea and monitors fishing activities off the coast of Somalia.

from Dec 2008, current mandate to Dec 2016

c. 1051

Hosts Operational Headquarters (Northwood);

Operation Commander Maj Gen Martin Smith RM and core OHQ staff

€7.4m

(€1.2m)

EUTM Somalia

Contributes to strengthening the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and the institutions of Somalia.

from Apr 2010, current mandate to Dec 2016

171

1 x Logistics Officer;

1 x MA to Somali CHOD;

1 x Civilian Security Sector Reform Advisor

€11.3m

(€1.8m)

EUTM Mali

Trains and advises the Malian Armed Forces (MAF).

From Feb 2013, current mandate to May 2016

578

3 x Force HQ staff;

27 x Training Team personnel;

2 x Civilian Humanitarian Law trainers

€15.0m

(€2.4m)

EUMAM RCA

Plays a role in strengthening the security sector in close co-operation with the UN.

from Apr 2014, current mandate to Dec 2016

c. 700

None

€29.6m

(€4.4m)

EUNAVFOR Med

(Op Sophia)

Contributes to disrupting the business model of human smuggling and trafficking networks in the Mediterranean.

from June 2015, current mandate to June 2016

1137

2 x Royal Navy Vessels; core OHQ staff

(subject to review 30 November)

€7.5m

(€1.2m)

Source: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), November 2015. (The mandates of the missions has been abbreviated from the original evidence provided by the FCO)

Table 2: CSDP civilian operations 2007–2015: UK contributions

Name

Mandate summary

Mandate dates

Total Personnel

UK Personnel

Total Annual Budget

(UK contribution to CFSP budget that funds civilian missions is approx. 16%)

EUPOL Afghanistan

Supports the Afghan government to establish sustainable and effective civilian policing arrangements.

from 2007, current mandate to Dec 2016

168

1

€57.75m

(€9.24m)

EUBAM Rafah, OPTs

Provides border assistance and monitoring at the Rafah Crossing Point on the Gaza-Egypt border.

from 2005, current mandate to Jun 2016

6

0

€1.27m

(€0.2m)

EUPOL COPPS, OPTs

Contributes to the establishment of sustainable and effective policing arrangements under Palestinian ownership.

from 2005, current mandate to June 2016

50

2

€9.18m

(€1.5m)

EULEX Kosovo

Rule of law mission to monitor, mentor and advise national authorities with regard to Police, Justice and Customs.

from 2008, current mandate to June 2016

754

18

€77m

(€12.3m)

EUMM Georgia

Monitors compliance with 2008 6-point plan agreement between Georgia and Russia.

from Oct 2008, current mandate to Dec 2016

201

11

€18.3m

(€2.9m)

EUAM Ukraine

Contributes to the development of effective, sustainable and accountable civilian security services.

from July 2014, current mandate to Nov 2016

87

4

€13.1m

(€2.1m)

EUCAP Nestor

Capacity building. Regional approach in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian.

from 2012, current mandate to Dec 2016

56

2

€17.9m to Dec 15 then €12.1 m

to Dec 16

(€2.9m, then €1.9m)

EUSEC RD Congo

Provides advice and assistance on Defence Reform in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

from 2005, closes Sept 2016, handing over to European Development Fund.

10

2

€2.7m

(€0.4m)

EUCAP Sahel Niger

Capacity building, through training and advising, to improve the capacities of Nigerien Security Forces.

from Jul 2012, current mandate to July 2016

43

1

€9.8m

(€1.6m)

EUCAP Sahel Mali

Capacity building to enable Malian authorities to restore and maintain constitutional and democratic order.

from Jan 2015, current mandate to Jan 2016

71

1

€5.5m

(€0.9m)

EUBAM Libya

Supports the Libyan authorities to develop capacity for enhancing the security of Libya’s land, sea and air borders.

from May 2013, current mandate to Nov 2015, likely to close.

3

1

€26.2m (under-spend is currently funding a 6-month extension)

(€4.2m)

Source: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), November 2015. (The mandates of the missions has been abbreviated from the original evidence provided by the FCO)





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