Mogadishu – Dozens of youth hit the pavement in the Somali capital today, taking part in the city’s first mini-marathon in decades to mark the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.
Mogadishu – Marking the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, a top United Nations official in Somalia today highlighted the danger posed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to the country’s civilian population.
The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack of 1 April 2018 perpetrated by Al-Shabaab against the Ugandan contingent of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Lower Shabelle in Somalia in which a number of soldiers were killed and injured.
PRESS STATEMENT 01/2018
Marking International Women’s Day, the top United Nations official for Somalia today congratulated Somali women for achieving significant progress in recent years – especially in the political and economic affairs of the country.
Mogadishu - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating, praised the vital contribution of Somali women in promoting peace and holding families together during an event held today at Somali National Univer
Hargesia – The head of United Nations humanitarian efforts in Somalia today underlined the importance of improving communities’ resilience to better withstand the effects of recurring droughts, such as famines.