EUTM Mali (European Union Training Mission in Mali) is a European Union multinational military training mission headquartered in Bamako, Mali.
22 EU members (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden) and 3 non-EU countries (not members of the EU: Georgia, Moldova, Montenegro) are engaged in this mission and have sent soldiers to the Republic of Mali.
Since 2013, Council has adopted several decisions. According to these documents, EUTM Mali has evolved towards its current nature. The most relevant ones has been:
Council Decision 2013/34/CFSP: EUTM Mali creation
Council Decision 2013/87/CFSP: EUTM Mali mission launching
Council Decision 2014/220/CFSP: 2nd mandate. EUTM Mali is extended until 18 May 2016.
Council Decision 2016/446/CFSP: 3rd mandate. EUTM Mali extension until 18 May 2018.
Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/716: EUTM Mali 4th mandate. EUTM Mali extension until 18 May 2020.