Press Statements

  • 14 May 2016 - The United Nations, the African Union Mission in Somalia, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, the European Union, the United Kingdom, Ethiopia, the United States of America, Sweden and Italy express their deep concern over the protracted process to approve the 2016...
  • 12 Apr 2016 -   PRESS STATEMENT 11/2016
    The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Michael Keating condemned in the strongest possible terms yesterday's suicide car bombing of the Banadir Regional Administration...
  • 12 Apr 2016 - The United Nations, the African Union, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union (EU), the United States, the United Kingdom, Ethiopia, Italy and Sweden commend the country’s federal and regional leaders for agreeing today the detailed...
  • 04 Apr 2016 - The international community welcomed the decision of the Puntland Governmetn to participate ful in he electoral process that will choose a new federal parliament later this year. Yesterday’s agreement between the Federal Government of Somalia led by Prime Minister Omar...
  • 31 Mar 2016 -   PRESS STATEMENT 10/2016 The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) in Somalia Michael Keating has strongly condemned today’s suicide bombing attack in the city of Gaalkacyo that killed seven people including two children. Al-Shabaab claimed...
  • 28 Mar 2016 - The United Nations, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the European Union (EU), the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Italy welcomed  the comprehensive agreement on peace and...
  • 24 Mar 2016 -   PRESS STATEMENT 09/2016 The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Michael Keating has strongly deplored the high number of children among the al-Shabaab militants captured by Puntland security forces during the recent fighting in that...
  • 21 Mar 2016 -   PRESS STATEMENT 08/2016 The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating, has strongly condemned the incursion by al-Shabaab fighters into Puntland state that began on 14 March, and praised the response by Puntland. The al-Shabaab...
  • 02 Mar 2016 - The European Union Delegation to Somalia and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) have today donated an assortment of equipment to the Somalia Police Force to help them in areas of bomb disposal and maritime and inland security which will assist the police in better...
  • 25 Feb 2016 -   PRESS STATEMENT 07/2016 The third Ministerial High-Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) ended yesterday in Istanbul with a strong commitment from delegates to ensure that Somalia’s electoral process take place as scheduled in August 2016. Representatives from 54 countries and 11...

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