Mogadishu – The United Nations can confirm that there has been an aviation incident involving a UN-contracted helicopter in Galmudug, Somalia. The helicopter was conducting an air medical evacuation. The United Nations is in the process of gathering all relevant information.
Mogadishu – Somalia’s international partners* welcome the conclusion of Puntland’s presidential election on 8 January 2024. We commend the people of the Federal Member State of Puntland on the peaceful conduct of the process.
Mogadishu – Marking both Human Rights Day and the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations today reaffirmed its unwavering support to Somalia in the full realization of the Declaration.
Mogadishu – Marking International Anti-Corruption Day, the United Nations in Somalia today called for greater efforts to prevent and fight corruption and highlighted the special role that women and youth have to play.
Mogadishu – The power of film to tell stories about human rights in Somalia was celebrated today with the culmination of the country’s first-ever film competition centred on human rights and supported by the United Nations.
Mogadishu – At an event to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Somalia, the United Nations today commended the Federal Government for its progress in promoting the rights and inclusion of persons with disabilities.