New York – Following the Secretary-General’s strategic review of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), the Security Council extended the Mission’s mandate and tasks until 31 October 2023.
Mogadishu – In observance of United Nations Day this year, the world body’s top officials in Somalia took the opportunity to underscore its commitment and close collaboration in supporting the country’s people and government in a range of strategic areas.
Mogadishu – Progress in raising women’s participation in Somalia’s peace, security and development efforts came under the spotlight today at a gathering of government, civil society and United Nations representatives, among many others.
Garowe – The holding of direct local elections was the focus of a visit today by representatives from some of Somalia’s main international partners to the country’s northern Federal Member State (FMS) of Puntland.
Mogadishu – On the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the suicide bombing in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on 14 October 2017, the United Nations today joined the people and government of Somalia in remembering the victims and survivors of the deadly attack.