Brussels – Speaking at the first day of the Somalia Partnership Forum in Brussels today, two senior United Nations officials commended the country’s government for its efforts in various areas – such as political reform, security, economic development, and recovery and humanitari
PRESS STATEMENT 10/2018
The Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, Michael Keating, congratulates the people and government of Somalia on the 58th anniversary of their country’s independence.
“He crept into our house, held me down and forced himself on me repeatedly.”
So Amina Ibrahim* recalls the terrifying night when an intruder entered her house in south-central Somalia as she slept with her children, among them a four-day-old newborn, and violently raped her.
Mogadishu – A Joint Policing Programme (JPP) that supports the two-tier policing structure and sets the next stage in the development of strong national and state-level police services has been unveiled by the Federal Government of Somalia in close cooperation with the Federal M
The UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo concluded a day-long visit to Somalia today, her first field trip since her appointment to the position one month ago.
Ms. DiCarlo’s visit to Somalia is part of a regional tour of three countries in the East Africa.
The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States welcome the significant outcomes of the June 3-5 National Security Council meeting in Baidoa, capital of South West State.