24 Dec 2017 - PRESS STATEMENT 21/2017
The top United Nations official for Somalia has welcomed the country’s recent adoption of a federal budget as a major milestone in its economic development, bringing it one step closer to gaining access to funds from international financial institutions.
07 Dec 2017 - PRESS STATEMENT 20/2017
The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, Michael Keating, welcomes the signing of a power-sharing agreement by Galmudug State President Ahmed Duale Ghelle “Xaaf” and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama’a (ASWJ) leader Sheikh Shakir.
29 Nov 2017 - PRESS STATEMENT 19/2017
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) congratulates Mr. Muse Bihi Abdi of the Peace, Unity and Development (KULMIYE) Party on his election as President of “Somaliland”, as confirmed by the “Somaliland” Supreme Court yesterday.
15 Oct 2017 -
PRESS STATEMENT 18/2017
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating, condemned yesterday’s bombings in the Somali capital that have killed a large number of innocent civilians.
25 Sep 2017 - PRESS STATEMENT 17/2017
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) in Somalia Michael Keating has noted the recent introduction of legislation in Somalia’s Federal Parliament that would amend the country’s 2016 media law.
17 Sep 2017 - The United Nations, African Union, European Union and Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States congratulate Mohamed Abdi Ware on his election as President of HirShabelle in a vote held by the HirShabelle regional assembly yesterday.
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.