Uniformed personnel serving in the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) and the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) were today honored for their distinguished service.
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict Leila Zerrougui has concluded a six-day visit to Somalia, where she made a plea for better protection of children caught up in armed conflict.
A reinforced battalion of UN soldiers serving in Somalia have been feted for their distinguished service. The soldiers received medals and certificates at an awards ceremony presided by the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Mr. Michael Keating.
United Nations Security Council members on Thursday concluded a one-day visit to Somalia with a plea to the Federal Government to secure parliamentary approval of the country’s 2016 electoral model as soon as possible.
A devastating famine forced Halima Abdulkadir Ahmed to abandon her home in Qoryole in 2011. Since then, she and her seven children have been living in a settlement called Rajo, one of the 486 camps and settlements for internally displaced persons (IDPs) located in and around Mogadishu.
Women leaders in Somalia are intensifying their push for better representation in politics. The women leaders in an Open Day event met with the UN Special Representative of the Secretary General for Somalia Mr.