Mogadishu, 26 June 2014 - For years, the quick money promised by piracy has lured many Somali youth into criminal networks, and many have disappeared, been jailed and even lost their lives.
Mogadishu, 23 June 2014 - The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) officially marked World Refugee Day for the first time in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, with an award ceremony for the Essay, Poetry & Art Competition
Mogadishu, 25 June 2014 - Somalia’s women know what they want: greater participation in politics and leadership, and they’re going for it. On 25 June, dozens of women from across the country met in Mogadishu as part of the Somali Women Leadership Initiative.
New York, 24 June 2014 - The Secretary-General welcomes the signature on 23 June in Mogadishu of an agreement to establish a new interim regional administration in south west Somalia, comprising the regions of Bay, Bakool and Lower Shabelle.
Mogadishu, 23 June 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, welcomed the agreement today to establish a new interim regional administration in south west Somalia.
Mogadishu, 20 June 2014 - On 29 May 2014, the Somali Council of Ministers approved the nomination of five (5) individuals to serve as Commissioners on the Independent Constitutional Review and Implementation Commission (ICRIC) – please see profiles below.