06 Sep 2017 - The United Nations, the African Union, the European Union, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are closely following developments in HirShabelle following the announcement by the State Assembly that it had impeached President Ali Abdullahi Osoble on 14 August. While noting that Mr.
01 Sep 2017 -
PRESS STATEMENT 16/2017
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Michael Keating, extends his heartfelt greetings to the Somali people as they celebrate Eid-al-Adha, marking the end of Hajj, the holy pilgrimage to Mecca.
31 Jul 2017 -
PRESS STATEMENT 15/2017
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) Michael Keating expressed his deepest condolences to the families and colleagues of the Ugandan soldiers serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) who lost their lives in an ambush in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region on Sunday.
15 Jul 2017 - PRESS STATEMENT 14/2017
As Youth Skills Day is celebrated around the world, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating, reaffirms the importance of providing vocational training and technical skills to young people in Somalia.
01 Jul 2017 - PRESS STATEMENT 12/2017
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Michael Keating congratulated the people and government of Somalia on the anniversary of the country’s independence.
19 Jun 2017 - PRESS STATEMENT 10/2017
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Michael Keating paid tribute to the victims and survivors of sexual violence in the country as part of today’s worldwide commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.
15 Jun 2017 -
PRESS STATEMENT 09/2017
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating, condemned in the strongest possible terms last night’s attack on the Pizza House restaurant and Posh Hotel in Mogadishu that reportedly killed at least 19 people.