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SOMALIA / ELECTORAL COMMISSION RECRUITMENT

Somalia's government is urging qualified citizens to apply for the 18 vacant seats of the National Independent Election Commission (NIEC) and the Boundaries and Federal Commission (BFC) with the deadline for applications to the two Commissions extended to 30th March 2015. UNSOM

23 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / KAY VISIT BAIDOA

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay on Sunday paid a visit to Baidoa, where Al-Shabaab staged an attack on Thursday, which was thwarted by the Somali National Army and the African Union. UNSOM

16 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / KAY VISIT

The Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay concluded Thursday a two-day visit to Puntland, where he discussed a roadmap towards federalism for Somalia and elections in 2016 with President Gaas. UNSOM

13 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Somali women joined hands with the global community to mark this years' International Women's Day celebrations with song and dance. UNSOM

9 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / SOMALIA

The Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, warned that the political and security challenges and risks continue to be significant in the African country. UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / FOOD SECURITY

A new United Nations report revealed that roughly 731,000 people in Somalia face acute food insecurity. A further 2.3 million people risk sliding into acute food insecurity in 2015. UNSOM

30 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

Somalia ratified today the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) – an important step towards protecting and promoting the rights of all children in the war-torn nation. The CRC was adopted by the General Assembly on 20 November 1989 and has been ratified by 195 countries, including Somalia. As of today, only two countries [...]

20 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / IGAD MEETING

Somalia has hosted the 53rd Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers meeting which ended with a pledge for continued support to the Federal Government of Somalia in its efforts to fulfil the State Building Goals specified under Vision 2016. UNSOM

12 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

One hundred Somali women —   dressed in Orange as part of the worldwide Unite to End Violence Against Women —  met in Mogadishu   to organize the local struggle to protect women. UNSOM

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / SOUTH WEST ADMINISTRATION

Top United Nations envoy for Somalia welcomed the inauguration of Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan as the leader of the newly formed Interim South West Administration (ISWA), calling it "a big step forward in the federation of the country." UNSOM

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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