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EU appoints Belgian police official to head Niger mission

BRUSSELS, The European Union appointed on Friday a senior Belgian police official, as the new Head of the EU’s civilian capacity building mission in Niger (EUCAP Sahel Niger), EU said a press release by the (EU).

The appointment of Van der Mueren, who was a deputy Head of the Mission since 2016, contributes to the development of a sustainable and human rights-based approach among the various Nigerien security agencies in the fight against terrorism and organized crime and better control and address illegal migration. (EUCAP Sahel Niger) was launched in 2012 to support capacity building of the Nigerien security agencies. The mission provides advice and training to support the Nigerien authorities in strengthening their security capabilities.

Source: Kuwait News Agency