Mogadishu - Senior representatives of the African Union (AU), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the United Nations (UN) travelled to Kismayo today to engage with stakeholders on Jubaland’s ongoing electoral process, which is expected to culminate in the el
Mogadishu – The United Nations joins Somalia in mourning the tragic passing of the Governor of Benadir Region and Mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman, known as Engineer Yarisow, from injuries he sustained in a terrorist attack in Mogadishu last week.
Mogadishu, 30 July 2019 –The United Nations in Somalia will continue to help young people develop initiatives to ensure their active participation in the country's ongoing political processes – that was the message from the world body’s envoy to the country at a gathering of Soma
Mogadishu, 25 July 2019 – Despite “considerable progress” in its political, economic, social and human rights situation over the past six years, “there is much more to do” in Somalia, a United Nations expert said today, while calling on the international community and Somali auth
Mogadishu - The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, James Swan, strongly condemns the suicide attack that took place in the offices of Mogadishu’s mayor today and which has reportedly led to casualties, with the mayor among them.
Mogadishu – A delegation of Somalia’s regional and international partners visited Dhusamareeb on 22 July 2019, to be updated on developments in the Federal Member State of Galmudug and to attend a ceremony marking initial steps in integration of some local security forces into th
Jowhar – First of all, allow me to thank President Mohamed Abdi Ware and the people of Hirshabelle for their hospitality and the warm welcome we received during this visit. It is a pleasure to visit Somali’s newest Federal Member State.
Jowhar – In his first visit to the state of Hirshabelle since taking up his position, the new United Nations envoy to Somalia highlighted the importance of positive relations between state and federal authorities for the country’s long-term progress.