Press statements

  • 18 Oct 2013 - Brussels – Secretary-General's message to High-Level Conference on a New Deal for Somalia. Delivered by Nicholas Kay, the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia. I send my best wishes to this Conference and especially to His Excellency the President of Somalia as he and his Government continue the hard work of charting a new path of stability and hope.
  • 12 Oct 2013 - New York – The United Nations Security Council issued a press statement on Somalia.
  • 12 Oct 2013 - New York – The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia condemns in the strongest terms the violent attack on a vehicle in which Ahmad Muhammad Islam Madobe, leader of the interim Jubba administration was traveling. Ahmad Muhammad Islam is reported to have escaped serious injury however his bodyguards and innocent civilians were killed when his car was hit by another vehicle carrying explosives in the port city of Kismayo, southern Somalia.
  • 10 Oct 2013 - Mogadishu – The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia today congratulates the president, government and people of Somalia on the first anniversary of the Federal Government.
  • 13 Sep 2013 - New York – The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia condemns in the strongest terms the violent attack on a vehicle in which Ahmad Mohamed Islaan Madobe, leader of the interim Jubba administration was traveling. Ahmad Mohamed Islaan is reported to have escaped serious injury however his bodyguards and innocent civilians were killed when his car was hit by another vehicle carrying explosives in the port city of Kismayo, southern Somalia.
  • 11 Sep 2013 - Mogadishu – The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia today congratulates the president, government and people of Somalia on the first anniversary of the Federal Government. 
  • 07 Sep 2013 - Mogadishu – SRSG Nicholas Kay condemns the terrorist attack in Mogadishu earlier today at the vicinity of the National Theatre. Reportedly, a suicide bomber and a vehicle loaded with explosives detonated at the site of a popular restaurant causing numerous casualties.
  • 07 Sep 2013 - Mogadishu – SRSG Nicholas Kay condemns the terrorist attack in Mogadishu earlier today at the vicinity of the National Theatre. Reportedly, a suicide bomber and a vehicle loaded with explosives detonated at the site of a popular restaurant causing numerous casualties.
  • 28 Aug 2013 - Mogadishu / Addis Ababa – SRSG Nicholas Kay welcomed today the agreement signed in Addis Ababa by Minister of State Farah Sheikh Abdulkadir and Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed Islaan “Madobe” on behalf of the Federal Government of Somalia and the Interim Jubba Administration respectively. Ethiopia as chair of IGAD signed as guarantor. The agreement establishes the modalities of administration and governance in the Lower Jubba, Middle Jubba and Gedo for the coming period.
  • 18 Aug 2013 - Mogadishu – SRSG Nicholas Kay expresses grave concern over allegations of rape at an AMISOM military facility. He welcomes the announcements by the Federal Government of Somalia and by AMISOM of the establishment of an investigation into the allegations.

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