EU NAVFOR officer briefing President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy and Executive Secretary General of the European External Action Service, Pierre Vimont
Staff from the European Union Naval Force alongside other missions* deployed within the framework of the European Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), presented Operation Atalanta to visitors of the EU Open Day on Saturday, 9 May 2012.
At the Operation Atalanta stand inside the European Council (Justus Lipsius Building) representatives of the Operation Headquarters (OHQ) gave visiting European Union citizens an overview on the fight against piracy and the protection task of the EU Naval Forces Somalia for the World Food Programme (WFP) and African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) shipping.
For more information please see the Presentation and the Video on EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta.
* e.g. EU Training Mission to Somalia and EUCAP Nestor with a view on Somalia and the Horn of Africa. For more information please visit the European External Action Service website.