UNSOM welcomes the following joint declaration from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia in response to the current drought:
MOGADISHU DECLARATION ON REGIONAL COOPERATION ON THE CURRENT DROUGHT
The visiting United Nations Assistant Secretary General (ASG) for Human Rights, Andrew Gilmour, urged the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Federal Government of Somalia to uphold the observance of human rights by its forces during upcoming joint military operations against the mi
Federal President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud emerged as the front-runner in the first round of the presidential voting by members of Somalia’s federal parliament today but fell far short of the required two-thirds majority to win outright, forcing a second round of balloting among the top four recipie
The Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Peter de Clercq, yesterday completed a three-day fact-finding mission to Somaliland and Puntland in Somalia to highlight the devastating impact of the current drought.
Briefing by Mr. Michael Keating, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), at the 7873rd meeting of the Security Council on the situation in Somalia.
Members of Somalia’s Upper House today elected Abdi Hashi Abdullahi as their new speaker during a voting exercise held in the Somali capital.
The veteran politician defeated his rival Mustaf Mohamed Qodah by receiving 43 of the 52 ballots cast in the first round of voting.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has launched a US$864 million humanitarian response plan for 2017 that will target an estimated 3.9 million Somalis in need of emergency food assistance.