17 Sep 2021 - Mogadishu - As Somalis mark the one-year anniversary of the 17 September Agreement, international partners* are increasingly alarmed that the escalating dispute between the President and Prime Minister will undermine Somalia’s stability and derail the electoral process.
12 Sep 2021 - Mogadishu – United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed undertook a visit to Somalia today in solidarity with Somali women’s calls for full and equal participation in political life, and to express the support of the international community for timely, inclusive, peaceful and credible elections.
07 Sep 2021 - Mogadishu - International partners* are concerned that the controversy surrounding the disappearance of Ms. Ikran Tahlil Farah is creating political tensions that could impact on the functioning of the Federal Government of Somalia and disrupt the electoral process.
25 Aug 2021 - Mogadishu – Somalia’s international partners* welcome the convening of the National Consultative Council (NCC) on 21 and 22 August, and commend the regular NCC consultation towards furthering the electoral process.
20 Jul 2021 - Mogadishu – The United Nations family in Somalia wishes all Somalis “Eid Mubarak.”
“Warm Eid al-Adha greetings from the United Nations family in Somalia,” said James Swan, the UN Secretary-General Special Representative for Somalia.
“We join Somalis as they mark this day, and in their hope for reconciliation, kindness, solidarity and peace. Ciid Wanaangsan.”
05 Jul 2021 - Mogadishu – Somalia’s international partners* welcome the successful conclusion of the National Consultative Council (NCC) meeting on 29 June and commend Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble and the Federal Member State leaders for their constructive discussions.The positive atmosphere at the meeting, including engagement with ot
01 Jul 2021 - Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, James Swan, congratulates the people and government of Somalia on the anniversary of their country’s independence.
19 Jun 2021 - Mogadishu – On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia James Swan paid tribute to the survivors of conflict-related sexual violence, and recognised with deep appreciation the efforts of those who work tirelessly to prevent such violence and provide critical support for survivors.