23 May 2020 - PRESS STATEMENT 09/2020
Mogadishu – The United Nations family in Somalia extends its warm congratulations to all Somalis on the occasion of Eid-al-Fitr.
“The United Nations wishes a peaceful and safe Eid-al-Fitr to the people of Somalia as we come to the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a time for celebration and togetherness,” said the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, James Swan.
05 May 2020 - Mogadishu – Last night I was informed that a commercial plane carrying humanitarian cargo for an international nongovernmental organisation crashed killing six persons on board on approach to Bardale, approximately 55 km northwest of Baidoa town in South West State, Somalia.
28 Apr 2020 - Mogadishu – Somalia’s international partners* welcome the dialogue between the Jubaland administration and the leadership of the Jubaland Council for Change which culminated in a reconciliation agreement signed on 23 April.
12 Apr 2020 - Mogadishu – Somalia’s international partners* express their solidarity with the Somali people and government at all levels in facing the global pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19). They commend the Somali authorities for the measures they have taken to date to contain the spread of the virus, including awareness raising, quarantine measures, and social distancing.
04 Apr 2020 - PRESS STATEMENT 06/2020Mogadishu – The United Nations in Somalia confirms today that an international employee of a private company operating under contract to the UN has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
27 Mar 2020 - PRESS STATEMENT 04/2020Mogadishu – The United Nations in Somalia confirms that an employee of a commercial contractor engaged by the United Nations has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).