Operation ATALANTA´s new mandate enters into force on 1st of January 2021

31st December 2020 | Print version

On 01.01.2021, Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/2188 will enter into force, which will extend the mandate of the European Union Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta for another two years, until 31 December 2022. The new mandate also includes some new tasks reinforcing ATALANTA´s role as a maritime security provider in the area and built on its current success in countering piracy and protecting WFP and other vulnerable vessels. More information is available HERE.