Statement byMr. Nicholas Kay,Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somaliaand Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission to Somalia (UNSOM)to the 392nd meeting of the African Union Peace and Security CouncilAddis Ababa, Monday, 26 August 2013
Mogadishu - UNSOM’s Rule of Law and Security Institutions Group undertook a tour of duty on 20 August 2013, to the Somali Police Force (SPF) Headquarters, where they handed over a number of Japanese funded CIT equipment that included: 3 Camcorders, 40 laptop computers with access
Mogadishu - SRSG Nicholas Kay expresses grave concern over allegations of rape at an AMISOM military facility. He welcomes the announcements by the Federal Government of Somalia and by AMISOM of the establishment of an investigation into the allegations.
New York – The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the suicide car bomb attack against one of the main buildings of the embassy of Turkey in Mogadishu, Somalia, on 27 July, which resulted in one death and left several others wounded.
New York – The Security Council today decided to renew the mandate of the group monitoring sanctions imposed on Somalia, explicitly targeting parties that obstructed justice while further easing funding and equipment restrictions on the United Nations and European Union missions
Mogadishu – With little less than two months to go before the Brussels Conference, this meeting is an opportune moment to take stock of the progress made in the New Deal process and more generally.
Garowe – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, arrived in Garowe, Puntland this morning for his first visit to the region since he assumed his duties as head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM)