Press Statements

  • 24 May 2014 - Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned the attack on the Federal Parliament today that resulted in fatalities and injuries. A suspected suicide car bomb exploded at the main entrance and gunshots were fired...
  • 23 May 2014 - “The Security Council welcomes the Secretary-General’s 3 April letter to the President of the Security Council (‘the letter’ — S/2014/243), identifying options for supporting the federal Government of Somalia to meet its obligations under the partial suspension of the arms...
  • 23 May 2014 - [AS DELIVERED]Mr President,Members of the Security Council,Thank you for this opportunity to brief the Council and for your continued and united support for Somalia. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) completes its first year of work on the 3rd of June.A...
  • 21 May 2014 - Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, met a delegation from south west Somalia led by Madobe Nunow, and urged all parties in Baidoa to reach an inclusive agreement under the leadership of the Federal Government.
  • 21 May 2014 - Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, met a delegation from south west Somalia led by Madobe Nunow, and urged all parties in Baidoa to reach an inclusive agreement under the leadership of the Federal Government....
  • 19 May 2014 - Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, today presided over the formal inauguration of the United Nations Guard Unit, a defensive military entity mandated to protect UN staff and installations in Mogadishu.
  • 19 May 2014 - Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, today presided over the formal inauguration of the United Nations Guard Unit, a defensive military entity mandated to protect UN staff and installations in Mogadishu. The UNGU...
  • 12 May 2014 - Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay has condemned the attack in Baidoa today that resulted in the death of many civilians and injuries to many more. “I am shocked and saddened by the attack in Baidoa today. I urge...
  • 11 May 2014 - Mogadishu - Your Excellency the President and Your Excellency Ambassador [Michele Cervone d’Urso, EU Special Envoy to Somalia], let me first begin by congratulating the European Union and its members states on Europe Day for being such a strong partner of Somalia. Today was the...
  • 09 May 2014 - Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, has highlighted the need for urgent funding to relieve the serious humanitarian situation in the country, noting that without additional support, many vulnerable Somalis risked falling...

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