Mogadishu – The Mogadishu Tech Summit closed in the Somali capital today amidst words of praise and encouragement from the government and the United Nations, and pledges worth millions of dollars in support of technological advancement in Somalia.
Mogadishu – As Africa celebrates its youth, the United Nations envoy to Somalia today recognised the immense potential of young Somali women and men to contribute to peace and prosperity in Somalia.
Mogadishu – The importance of collaboration among Somalia’s national and state law enforcement agencies and their international partners was highlighted today as a key factor in efforts to improve the country’s policing and rule of law.
Hargeisa – In meetings with Somaliland’s leadership today, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative highlighted the importance of building on Somaliland’s achievements as well as preparing for upcoming elections there.
Baidoa – On his first visit to South West State since taking office, the new United Nations envoy to Somalia emphasized the importance of “good relations” between Federal Member States and the Federal Government.
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.