09 Mar 2021 - Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, James Swan, condemned today’s attack in which six mortar rounds landed within the perimeter of the Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu.
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack. No United Nations facilities were affected and no United Nations personnel were casualties of the mortars.
08 Mar 2021 - Mogadishu – On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the United Nations in Somalia commends Somali women for their immense contributions to peace and development in the country and calls for decisive action by Somali leaders to ensure gender equality and full participation of women in all spheres of life.
06 Mar 2021 - New York – The Secretary-General strongly condemns the deadly terrorist attack that took place in Mogadishu yesterday. He extends his profound condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a swift recovery to those injured. He calls for the perpetrators of this attack to be brought to justice.
02 Mar 2021 - Mogadishu – International partners* welcome the continuation of talks on 1 March between Federal Government of Somalia Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble and the Council of Presidential Candidates. After the successful meeting on 25 February, the partners appeal to the Prime Minister and the Council of Presidential Candidates to make further progress.
23 Feb 2021 - Mogadishu – Somalia’s international partners* call on all signatories of the 17 September agreement to come together urgently to finalize implementation of the electoral model, building on the work of the Technical Committee which met in Baidoa on 15-16 February.
19 Feb 2021 - New York – The Secretary-General is gravely concerned by the outbreak of violence in Mogadishu and calls on all parties to exercise restraint and calm. The Secretary-General urges the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member States leaders to urgently come together and finalize political agreement on the way forward for national elections, in line with the 17 September electoral model.
17 Feb 2021 - Mogadishu – Somalia’s international partners* welcome the 16 February announcement that the Technical Committee representing the Federal Government and Federal Member States has identified technical solutions to issues that have delayed implementation of the 17 September electoral model, and that these have been submitted to the National Consultative Council.
13 Feb 2021 - Mogadishu – International partners* welcome the announcement that Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and Federal Member State (FMS) leaders will meet on 15 February to finalise arrangements for implementing the 17 September election agreement, building on progress made during the recent Dhusamareb Forum.