Baidoa, 1 May 2019 – 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
New York – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of George Conway of Canada as Acting Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), where he will also serve as United Nations Re
The Security Council decided today to extend until 31 March 2020 the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), as previously set out in resolution 2158 (2014), and requested the Mission to maintain and strengthen its presence throughout the country, as the security situ
Mogadishu – The United Nations, African Union, European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States welcome the initiative by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire to brief partners on reforms in the security sector and the Government’s plans to continue to improve security.
Mogadishu – The United Nations Communications Group in Somalia marks International Women’s Day by saluting the women of Somalia for their robust contribution to peace-building, reconciliation and the promotion of gender equality in their country.
Mogadishu, 3 March 2019 - Somali women leaders today called on members of the federal parliament to approve a pending electoral reform bill that would enshrine the principle of a 30 per cent gender quota in future national legislatures.