PRESS STATEMENT 17/2019
Mogadishu – The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, James Swan, extends his heartfelt greetings to the Somali people as they celebrate Eid al-Adha.
Mogadishu – The United Nations joins Somalia in mourning the tragic passing of the Governor of Benadir Region and Mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman, known as Engineer Yarisow, from injuries he sustained in a terrorist attack in Mogadishu last week.
Mogadishu, 30 July 2019 –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 Soma
Hargeisa, 28 July 2019 – In meetings with Somaliland’s leadership today, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative highlighted the importance of building on Somaliland’s achievements as well as preparing for upcoming elections there.
Mogadishu, 25 July 2019 – 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 auth
GENEVA / MOGADISHU – The international community must continue to help Somalia strengthen its institutions and the justice and security sector ahead of the next elections, says UN Independent Expert Bahame Tom Nyanduga.