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SOMALIA / PEACEBUILDING

Speaking at a high level meeting in Mogadishu, the Somalia's president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud said the country "must be allowed to lead its own transformation in a manner that's compatible to its own circumstances." The meeting reviewed progress made in peacebuilding and the development of Somalia as a Federal Republic, as well as the financial [...]

11 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HUMAN RIGHTS

Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development, supported by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Somalia (UNSOM) have organized a five-day nationwide consultation workshop on the Post-Transition Human Rights Roadmap for Somalia which ended with a pledge from the government to work towards improving the human rights situation in the country.  UNSOM

10 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HUMAN RIGHTS ROAD MAP

The Somali government opened a national consultation workshop on the Post-Transition Human Rights Road map for Somalia, with representatives from the various ministries, different regions, a section of civil society and human rights advocates, among others, in attendance. UNSOM

4 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / BAN

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, arrived in Mogadishu today to pledge support for Somalia's efforts to strengthen security and development across the country and the region. UNSOM

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / KISMAYO MEDICAL CAMP

African Union peacekeepers provided medical treatment for over 100 residents in the port city of Kismayo for a range of ailments from malnutrition to infections. Kismayo is one of the worst-affected by decades of internal conflict. AU / UN IST  

23 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / MOGADISHU COMMUNITY POLICE

Somalia's police forces have launched a community policing program in Mogadishu, the latest in a series of initiatives to improve security in the seaside capital. AU / UN IST

23 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / PUNTLAND AGREEMENT

The government of Somalia and the Puntland State of Somalia have signed an agreement to resume relations and work together on peace and state-building priorities. The agreement is an important step towards ending disagreements over territory and resources and focusing joint efforts on peace and state-building. UNSOM

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / BARAWE

The coastal city ofBarawe in Somalia, the last stronghold of extremist group al-Shabaab, is now fully under the control of the Somali National Army (SNA) supported by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). This is the first time in 23 years that its residents will experience a government's presence since the collapse of central [...]

7 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / EID PREPARATIONS

Residents of Mogadishu flocked to markets around Somalia's capital to stock up on supplies ahead of celebrations that will mark Eid al-Adha, known as the feast of sacrifice. AMISOM

3 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / UN YOUTH ENVOY

The UN Youth Envoy Ahmad Alhendawi wrapped up a two-day visit toSomaliawhere he re-affirmed the commitment of the United Nations to supporting Somali youth. UNSOM

2 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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