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.
01 Nov 2019 - PRESS STATEMENT 25/2019
Mogadishu – As Africa celebrates its youth, the United Nations envoy to Somalia today recognised the immense potential of young Somali women and men to contribute to peace and prosperity in Somalia.
30 Oct 2019 - PRESS STATEMENT 24/2019
Mogadishu – The United Nations envoy to Somalia today voiced his concern over the flooding affecting thousands of people mainly in the southern parts of the country, and highlighted the world body’s willingness to support efforts to provide aid to those affected.
27 Oct 2019 - PRESS STATEMENT 23/2019
Mogadishu – The United Nations envoy to Somalia today met with President Said Abdullahi Deni and members of his cabinet in Garowe, the capital of Puntland state, as part of his regular engagement activities with the leaders of Somalia’s Federal Member States.
23 Oct 2019 - PRESS STATEMENT 22/2019
Mogadishu – On a visit to the Somali capital today, a high-level delegation of United Nations and African Union officials welcomed the Horn of Africa country’s achievements in women’s participation in its peace, security and development efforts– while also calling for further progress.
14 Oct 2019 - PRESS STATEMENT 21/2019
Mogadishu – On the second anniversary of the deadly October 14, 2017 suicide bombings in Somalia, the United Nations envoy to the country today remembered the victims of the attack and reaffirmed the world body’s solidarity with and commitment to all Somalis.
13 Oct 2019 - PRESS STATEMENT 20/2019
Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, James Swan, condemned today’s indirect fire attack on the United Nations and AMISOM compounds in the Somali capital.
At about 1:15 (local time) this afternoon, mortar rounds landed inside the UN and AMISOM facilities, injuring several people..
21 Sep 2019 - PRESS STATEMENT 19/2019
Mogadishu – As the world marks the International Day of Peace, the UN envoy to Somalia today encouraged all Somalis to contribute towards a sustainable peace in their country.