Belet Weyne – The United Nations has joined the national efforts to provide immediate assistance to tens of thousands of people affected by floods that have devastated parts of Somalia, especially Belet Weyne district in Hirshabelle State.
Mogadishu – The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) has renewed its commitment to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers by signing a roadmap detailing measures and practical actions to prevent violations against children, release children associated with armed forces, and
Mogadishu – On a visit aiming to express her solidarity with the women of Somalia, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has called for the full participation of women in the country’s peace, security and development efforts.
Mogadishu – The Somalia Partnership Forum concluded today in Mogadishu, with attendees taking stock of progress the country has made, while also noting remaining challenges and agreeing on a set of priority actions needed to take the country forward.
Mogadishu – Somali youth representatives were recently told of the importance that the United Nations attaches to young people’s role in national peacebuilding initiatives, and how political inclusion can enhance this.
Mogadishu – Greater alignment and coordination of communications efforts in Somalia, and the benefits of such cooperation, were among the main points of discussion at a gathering of Somali and international communicators today.
Mogadishu - The United Nations in Somalia will continue to help young people develop initiatives to ensure their active participation in the country's ongoing political processes – that was the message from the world body’s envoy to the country at a gathering of Somali youth in t
Mogadishu - Despite “considerable progress” in its political, economic, social and human rights situation over the past six years, “there is much more to do” in Somalia, a United Nations expert said today, while calling on the international community and Somali authorities for gr