The Security Council decided today to extend until 31 March 2020 the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), as previously set out in resolution 2158 (2014), and requested the Mission to maintain and strengthen its presence throughout the country, as the security situ
Mogadishu – The United Nations, African Union, European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States welcome the initiative by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire to brief partners on reforms in the security sector and the Government’s plans to continue to improve security.
This is a very sad day for the United Nations. As you may know, today's (Sunday, 10 March) tragic plane crash in Ethiopia claimed many lives, including several of our own UN colleagues from multiple organisations of the UN system.
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.