13 Dec 2019 - Mogadishu -Somalia’s international partners* welcome the statements by the Federal Government of Somalia and the leadership of Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama’a (ASWJ) issued on 12 December. We appreciate the tireless efforts made by the Federal Government of Somalia, ASWJ leadership and other concerned stakeholders to resolve points of difference through dialogue and compromise.
11 Dec 2019 - Jowhar – Representatives of the African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development and United Nations are pleased to be visiting Hirshabelle State today, in the second of a series of consultative meetings in Federal Member States.
10 Dec 2019 - PRESS STATEMENT 28/2019
Mogadishu – On the occasion of Human Rights Day, the UN envoy to Somalia today called on the country’s youth to build on progress made to date in enshrining human rights as a vital foundation of their society.
10 Dec 2019 - Baidoa – As 2019 draws to a close, representatives of the African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development and United Nations today visited Baidoa, capital of South West State, in the first of a series of consultative meetings in Federal Member States.
09 Dec 2019 - PRESS STATEMENT 27/2019
Mogadishu – Marking International Anti-Corruption Day, the United Nations envoy to Somalia today welcomed the country’s progress in strengthening the rule of law and building accountable and transparent institutions and underlined the importance of continuing to work on these areas.
27 Nov 2019 - Mogadishu – Somalia’s international partners* (listed below) welcome the recent meeting between President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo and two former Presidents, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Sheikh Sharif, which discussed Somalia’s priorities and the importance of preserving an open political space.
27 Nov 2019 - Mogadishu - We, the undersigned regional and international partners* of Somaliland, recall the significant agreement between political parties in July 2019 which recognised the “critical importance of holding the long due Parliamentary and Local Council Elections” and “agreed to hold the elections as soon as they will be politically and technically possible.” We are concerned that events have significantly undermined these commitments to the detriment of Somaliland’s democrat
25 Nov 2019 - PRESS STATEMENT 26/2019
Mogadishu – At the start of the annual global 16-day campaign against sexual and gender-based violence, the United Nations in Somalia today highlighted the importance of progress in this area.
25 Nov 2019 - On 21 November 2019, the Members of the Security Council were briefed on the situation in Somalia by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, James Swan, the Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson for Somalia, Francisco Madeira, the Chair of Somalia’s National Independent Electoral Commission, Halima Ismail Ibrahim, and civil society briefer Osman Moalim.
16 Nov 2019 - Mogadishu – Somalia’s international partners listed below* welcome the measures agreed at a meeting between the President of Somalia, H. E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, and the President of Kenya, H. E. Uhuru Kenyatta, held in Nairobi on 14 November, as a significant step in strengthening the good relations between the two countries.