Mogadishu – The United Nations Communications Group in Somalia marks International Women’s Day by saluting the women of Somalia for their robust contribution to peace-building, reconciliation and the promotion of gender equality in their country.
Fifty years have elapsed since Somalia held its last one-person, one-vote election, and that extended drought of democracy was the main motivation of Aziza Ali when she joined the United Nations Integrated Electoral Support Group (IESG) in Somalia.
Mogadishu, 3 March 2019 - Somali women leaders today called on members of the federal parliament to approve a pending electoral reform bill that would enshrine the principle of a 30 per cent gender quota in future national legislatures.
Mogadishu, 23 February 2019: Somalia’s justice and corrections system received a significant boost with today’s inauguration of the newly opened Mogadishu Prison and Court Complex (MPCC) at a ceremony that was attended by top federal government officials and international develop
Mogadishu, 18 February 2019 - The Federal Government of Somalia and the United Nations today unveiled the 2019 portfolio of the UN Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund, with $14 million earmarked for support of new state-building projects in the country.
Mogadishu, 17 February 2019 - The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) today launched a three-year national strategy to enhance awareness of key FGS policy agendas and initiatives among the Somali people at a high-level donors conference in the national capital.