DIILS Recognizes Brigadier General Diop, Senegal

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March 28, 2024

Since March of 2022, Brigadier General Mactar Diop, Sénégal Army, has been the Chief of Staff of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Standby Force in Abjua, Nigeria.


BG Diop is a DIILS resident course alumnus. Since 1992, DIILS has conducted 2,700 programs engaging 81,000 military and civilian participants from 180 countries. DIILS alum are key contributors to the global security cooperation mission. DIILs is extremely proud of their many achievements.


For more than 30 years, DIILS, located in Newport, Rhode Island, has been the lead U.S. Department of Defense Security Cooperation resource for global legal engagement with Partner Nation security sector institutions and personnel. As a component of the Defense Security Cooperation University, DIILS broad mission is to advance U.S. national security and foreign policy interests by building the capacity of foreign security forces to respond to shared security challenges in a responsible, accountable and legally compliant manner.