Mogadishu/New York, 22 February 2021 – The political stresses currently gripping Somalia and the need for dialogue and compromise to resolve them featured strongly in the briefing today of the United Nations envoy to the country at a meeting of the world body’s Security Council.
Kismayo – The reasons behind Halima Farah Godane’s decision to start the Somali Women Solidarity Organization (SWSO) in 2006 stem from her own direct experience of Somalia’s past decades of conflict and instability.
Garowe – Pastoralism is a way of life for many Somalis and Puntland, in Somalia’s north, with its semi-arid landscape and warm climate, is a key location for this form of livelihood.
But, over the past two decades, there has been some change.
Mogadishu - The Federal Government of Somalia and its international partners today gathered in the capital for a one-day, high-level meeting dedicated to taking stock of the progress made by the country in various areas, as well as agree on priorities ahead of it.
Mogadishu – For the first time since 2015, the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission met today to discuss Somalia and explore how the international community can support its peacebuilding priorities and jointly find solutions to some of the challenges to peace it faces.