The following events took place in 2160 CE, or Common Era.
- The Systems Alliance Parliament is formed
- The Biotic Acclimation and Temperance Training program (BAaT) is set up on Gagarin Station
- The Blue Suns mercenary group is founded by Zaeed Massani and Vido Santiago
- The Alliance founds Elysium, the first human colony in the Skyllian Verge. This enrages the Batarian Hegemony, which claims that it had already staked its claim in the Verge. After the Council refuses to intervene, the Hegemony closes its embassy on the Citadel and severs all diplomatic and economic ties.
2159 CE - 2160 CE - 2161 CE