EUAM Iraq and NATO Mission Iraq (NMI) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to formalise and further strengthen the good cooperation between the two Missions.
EUAM Iraq and NMI are committed to collaborate and cooperate in the fields such as: capacity building, human resources management, crisis management, governance, gender, women, peace, security and international law including human rights.
The MoC provides a joint framework to facilitate cooperation between EUAM Iraq and NMI in the field of security sector reform.
- The two Missions operate in different Ministries, but I see that we have plenty of opportunities to cooperate in the future and we can share best practices, Major General Dany Fortin, the Commander of NATO Mission Iraq stated.
- We have cooperated with NMI from the beginning of the Mission and have organised joint events. I see that we can expand our cooperation even further, EUAM Iraq Head of Mission Dr. Ritter said.
The two Missions are currently working on a detailed action plan for the implementation of several future activities. Both organisations recognise that collaboration and unity is critical to enhance their ability to achieve their respective strategic objectives.