The primary task of the mission is to support a more efficient and effective response by the Mozambican armed forces to the crisis in Cabo Delgado in compliance with human rights law and international humanitarian law.
EUTM Mozambique will support the capacity building of the units of the Mozambican armed forces selected to compose a future Quick Reaction Force, in order for them to develop the necessary and sustainable capacities to restore safety and security in Cabo Delgado.
To this end, the mission will contribute to support the capacity building of the units of the Mozambican armed forces in particular the following areas:
- military training including operational preparation;
- specialised training, including on counterterrorism;
- training and education on the protection of civilians and compliance with international humanitarian law and human rights law;
- promotion of the agenda Women, Peace and Security.
EUTM Mozambique will train eleven companies: five companies of Mozambique navy marines in Katembe, and six companies of Army special forces, in Chimoio.