Jowhar – On his first visit to the state of Hirshabelle, the newly-appointed United Nations envoy to Somalia touched upon the country’s state-building process, local humanitarian needs, and the world body’s assistance.
Kismayo – On his first visit to the southern state of Jubaland since his arrival, the new United Nations envoy to Somalia expressed his solidarity with its residents in the wake of last week’s deadly terrorist attack.
Mogadishu – The recently appointed Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia and Head of Mission of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), James Swan, arrived in Mogadishu today to take up his duties.
Baidoa – A senior United Nations (UN) official has cautioned that the harsh drought conditions currently afflicting much of Somalia are likely to trigger a major humanitarian crisis if immediate action is not taken to contain the situation.
Mogadishu – Senior officials of the Federal Government of Somalia and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) observed the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action with an event in the Somali capital that drew over a hundred participants and provi
Fifty years have elapsed since Somalia held its last one-person, one-vote election, and that extended drought of democracy was the main motivation of Aziza Ali when she joined the United Nations Integrated Electoral Support Group (IESG) in Somalia.
Mogadishu- Somalia’s justice and corrections system received a significant boost with today’s inauguration of the newly opened Mogadishu Prison and Court Complex (MPCC) at a ceremony that was attended by top federal government officials and international development partners.
Mogadishu - The Federal Government of Somalia and the United Nations today unveiled the 2019 portfolio of the UN Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund, with $14 million earmarked for support of new state-building projects in the country.