PRESS STATEMENT 02/2018
The United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) condemns today's suicide bombing in the city of Gaalkacyo, which reportedly killed government security officers and civilians.
Mogadishu - The top United Nations official in Somalia today highlighted the challenges and potential of the country's energy sector, while appealing to investors to support its development of renewable energy sources.
Mogadishu – Efforts to advance Somalia’s progress on the security front were the key topic at a high-level meeting of Somali authorities and international partners in the country’s capital today – with all involved highlighting the need for continued momentum on the implementatio
Dadaab - Meeting residents of the world’s largest camp for Somali refugees, located in north-eastern Kenya, the top United Nations official for Somalia today expressed his solidarity with their situation and highlighted the gradual progress made in their home country.
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.