The 55th meeting of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM), chaired by the UN, with participation of the European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM), was held in Gali on 25 April 2018. The meeting was conducted in a constructive atmosphere. All participants concurred that, since the last IPRM meeting on 21 March, the security situation on the ground had remained relatively stable...
EU Monitoring Mission Georgia helps to ensure that farmers close to the Administrative Boundary Line can cultivate their farmland more safely
Patrolling is vital to the Mission for the successful implementation of its Mandate. The EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) patrols daily throughout the territory controlled by Georgia, with a focus on areas adjacent to both Administrative Boundary Lines (ABLs) with Abkhazia and South Ossetia...
EU Monitoring Mission Field Office Zugdidi presented the Mission’s work to participants of the Student Youth Council (SYC) Workshop in Kobuleti
Deputy Head of EU Monitoring Mission, Ms. Kate Fearon, explains the Mission’s mandate to young Diplomats, within its Outreach Programme
The 65th Information Sharing Meeting coincided with the 19, 000th Patrol carried out by the EUMM Field Office Zugdidi
The EU and EU Monitoring Mission pay tribute to the victims who died during the terrorist attack in South France on 23 March
Meet Our Monitors
One of EUMM’s great ‘added values’ as an international actor in Georgia is not only our unique ‘presence on the ground’ near the ABL, but also the diversity of perspectives we bring to the table
Robin Clapp, Sweden
I’ve been working with human rights, gender, development and peace for about 20 years now, first in academic settings in Sweden and Italy and later in non-governmental organizations in Belgium and Denmark. After the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia, I served for a number of years as senior human rights officer/advisor with the OSCE Missions in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Kosovo...
Participating in the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia is important for me because of my own background as an Internally Displaced Person
One of my biggest passions, running marathons, taught me that you need patience to improve things and you cannot do it overnight. This is what EUMM is: a marathon, not a sprint
My colleagues at the EUMM are from different national, cultural and professional backgrounds, which makes the Mission more diversified
Through my work I have the privilege of maintaining and enhancing the Mission’s network of key interlocutors
Marjaana Raf, Finland
I’m a PHD student in Sociology and Social anthropology. I am doing research on security and human right violations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but I’ve put my studies on hold to work abroad, for the time being. I’m 38 years old and I have a six year old son. He has been travelling around the world with me - until this autumn when he moved back to Finland to attend pre-school...
Andreas Berg, 36, Sweden
I’ve been involved in the field of peace and security for over ten years now, first as a security analyst and coordinator in academic think tanks, then as reporting officer/political adviser for EULEX Kosovo, and later as Security Sector Reform Adviser to the Kosovo government. Most recently, I’ve worked as a Strategic Planner for the European External Action Service in Brussels, Belgium...