MICHAEL KEATING SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR SOMALIA
BRIEFING TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL ON SOMALIA
UNSOM Police Commissioner Christoph Buik and the German Deputy Ambassador to Somalia Markus Bollmohr visited the disputed city of Gaalkacyo on 21 March to assess the implementation of a ceasefire agreement concluded by the President of Puntland state Abdiweli Mohamed Ali “Gaas” and the then Presi
Forty-seven children have died from hunger-related ailments in Banaadir Hospital in the Somali capital over the last two months, according to the head of the hospital’s pediatric unit, Dr. Luul Mohamud Mohamed.
International Women’s Day was observed in Somalia’s regional capitals today as the world paid tribute to women and the role they play in society. In Jubbaland state, festivities were held in the port city of Kismaayo and attended by hundreds of people.
Hearing the heart-wrenching stories of desperate families displaced in Somalia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today urged a massive scale up in international support to avert a famine in the drought-stricken Horn of Africa nation and curb the spread of cholera.