06 Apr 2021 - Mogadishu – As Somalis prepare to welcome the Holy Month of Ramadan, international partners* express hope that the basic tenets of reflection, tolerance, forgiveness and reconciliation will usher in a successful summit of the Federal Government and Federal Member State leaders.
30 Mar 2021 - Dhusamareb - Galmudug State initiated yesterday the COVAX vaccination campaign with the State Vice-President, Ali Dahir Eid, the Speaker of Galmudug Parliament, Mohamed Nur Ga’al, and the Minister of Health, Dr. Abdiwali Abdillahi Jama, among the first to receive the jab. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Adam Abdelmoula, and the World Health Organization Representative for Somalia, Dr.
23 Mar 2021 - New York - The Secretary-General reiterates his deep concern at the continued political impasse regarding the holding of elections in Somalia, despite several rounds of consultations amongst Somali political actors, both at technical and principal levels. The protracted stalemate carries significant risks for the stability of the country and the welfare of the Somali people, who are already facing a dire humanitarian situation and precarious security conditions.
21 Mar 2021 - Mogadishu – International partners* welcome the arrival of participants for the summit of the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member State leaders, to be held in the protected area of Mogadishu’s Aden Adde International Airport, and announced to begin on 22 March 2021.
09 Mar 2021 - Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, James Swan, condemned today’s attack in which six mortar rounds landed within the perimeter of the Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu.
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack. No United Nations facilities were affected and no United Nations personnel were casualties of the mortars.
08 Mar 2021 - Mogadishu – On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the United Nations in Somalia commends Somali women for their immense contributions to peace and development in the country and calls for decisive action by Somali leaders to ensure gender equality and full participation of women in all spheres of life.
06 Mar 2021 - New York - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the deadly terrorist attack that took place in Mogadishu yesterday. He extends his profound condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a swift recovery to those injured. He calls for the perpetrators of this attack to be brought to justice.
02 Mar 2021 - Mogadishu – International partners* welcome the continuation of talks on 1 March between Federal Government of Somalia Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble and the Council of Presidential Candidates. After the successful meeting on 25 February, the partners appeal to the Prime Minister and the Council of Presidential Candidates to make further progress.