Somalia electoral season begins

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UN Special Representative for Somali Michael Keating. UN File Photo/Cia Pak

An electoral process in Somalia that has been described as "a big step forward" for the country is underway.

It is being held to choose a parliament and president, with the hope that one-person, one-vote elections will take place in 2020.

Michael Keating is the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia and head of the UN mission in the country, UNSOM.

Dianne Penn asked him about the complexity and significance of the electoral process.

Duration: 5'35"

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