Mogadishu, 6 February 2014 - For centuries, Somalis have practiced Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), a procedure that has severe consequences for the health of thousands girls and women in the country.
Excellency, It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of former Somali Prime Minister Abdirisak Hajji Hussein on 31 January 2014.
His integrity and commitment to justice and good governance inspired generations of Somalis.
Garowe,24 January 2014 - Your Excellency, President of the Puntland State of Somalia, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, Your Excellency, Minister of Planning for the Federal Government of Somalia, Said Abdullahi Mohamed Dini, Your Excellency, Minister of Religious Affairs of Djibouti, Your Excellency, V
Mogadishu, 21 January 2014 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, has welcomed the endorsement of the Cabinet nominated by Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed following a vote today in the Somali Federal Parliament.
Mogadishu, 19 January 2014 - Somalia's Banadir Regional Administration's Department of Urban Planning (DUP) in conjunction with UN-Habitat today launched a two-day urban consultation to discuss solutions for urban planning, land management and the reconstruction of Mogadishu.
Mogadishu, 12 January 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, appealed today for calm and an orderly, peaceful transfer of power in Puntland following the 8 January presidential election.