The Swedish Armed Forces is contributing a maximum of 15 personnel to EUTM. Tasks include providing advice and support to Mali's command and control functions, and to train Malian military forces. No personnel from EUTM Mali will be deployed on operational missions. Four Malian battalions will be trained in weapons handling, logistics support, healthcare, close combat and human rights.
Swedish involvement falls under the auspices of the Nordic Baltic Training Team, which includes personnel from Estonia, Finland and Lithuania, and is based in Koulikoro, approximately 60 kilometres northeast of the capital Bamako.