Mogadishu - A joint IGAD-UNSOM mission visited Garowe, Puntland, and Hargeisa, Somaliland, from 28 to 30 July 2018, to take forward ongoing efforts to find a peaceful resolution of the conflict in the Tukaraq area of Sool region.
Growing up in the Mogadishu suburb of Taleex in the 1980s, Bile Ismail Diriye and Abdikadir Maalim Mohamed were the best of friends.
Their bonds of friendship were nurtured in the suburb’s streets and sports fields, where they would play and pass away their spare time.
Baidoa, Dhumuusareb, Garowe, Jowhar, Kismayo – In especially-convened consultations in cities around Somalia this week, Somali women gathered to discuss enhancing their role in the country’s peace and reconciliation process and to strengthen the fight against violent extremism wh
Somalia’s civil war wrenched the country in many ways.
Families were torn apart, the rule of law faded away, government institutions collapsed, and education came to a standstill, to name but a few of the setbacks the country faced because of the violence.
Gaalkayo – Leaders, community members and police from North and South Gaalkayo have come together this week for a week-long discussion to establish a community forum and joint police community action plans – key steps in furthering peace-building progress in the region.
Addressing an audience of senior journalists and civil society representatives in Mogadishu, the United Nations envoy to Somalia today highlighted the important role played by its media and reaffirmed the world body’s support for its rights and development into a responsible and vital part of the
Brussels - A high-level gathering of representatives from the Somali government and the international community, including the United Nations, ended in Brussels today with renewed commitment to support the Horn of Africa country’s progress in a range of areas, such as state-build
Brussels – Speaking at the first day of the Somalia Partnership Forum in Brussels today, two senior United Nations officials commended the country’s government for its efforts in various areas – such as political reform, security, economic development, and recovery and humanitari