08 Mar 2018 - Marking International Women’s Day, the top United Nations official for Somalia today congratulated Somali women for achieving significant progress in recent years – especially in the political and economic affairs of the country.
“Women kept Somali families together during their country’s long years of chaos and armed conflict,” said the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, Michael Keating.
12 Feb 2018 - Mogadishu - The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and United States welcomed the decisions taken at the meeting of Somalia’s National Security Council (NSC) from 6-10 February 2018.
24 Dec 2017 - The top United Nations official for Somalia has welcomed the country’s recent adoption of a federal budget as a major milestone in its economic development, bringing it one step closer to gaining access to funds from international financial institutions.
07 Dec 2017 - The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, Michael Keating, welcomes the signing of a power-sharing agreement by Galmudug State President Ahmed Duale Ghelle “Xaaf” and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama’a (ASWJ) leader Sheikh Shakir.
29 Nov 2017 - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) congratulates Mr. Muse Bihi Abdi of the Peace, Unity and Development (KULMIYE) Party on his election as President of “Somaliland”, as confirmed by the “Somaliland” Supreme Court yesterday.
15 Oct 2017 -
PRESS STATEMENT 18/2017
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating, condemned yesterday’s bombings in the Somali capital that have killed a large number of innocent civilians.
25 Sep 2017 - PRESS STATEMENT 17/2017
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) in Somalia Michael Keating has noted the recent introduction of legislation in Somalia’s Federal Parliament that would amend the country’s 2016 media law.