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A member of the African Union Mission to Somalia attends a small group meeting during the fifth Public Information Officer’s Conference in Djibouti, Aug. 3, 2016. The conference brought together more than 35 PIOs from key regional partners to exchange best practices and lessons learned, identify challenges and strategies to address them and to identify opportunities for greater coordination and collaboration. Topics of discussion ranged from countering violent extremism to effectively leveraging social media as a communications platform in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton/Released)
A member of the African Union Mission to Somalia attends a small group meeting during the fifth Public Information Officer’s Conference in Djibouti, Aug. 3, 2016. The conference brought together more than 35 PIOs from key regional partners to exchange best practices and lessons learned, identify challenges and strategies to address them and to identify opportunities for greater coordination and collaboration. Topics of discussion ranged from countering violent extremism to effectively leveraging social media as a communications platform in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton/Released)
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