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UNSOM – UN Assistance Mission in Somalia

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 »

SOMALIA / PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

In Mogadishu, Somalia‟s capital, dozens of persons with disabilities today gathered at the popular Hilaac UK Restaurant to mark the International Day OF Persons with Disabilities and discuss the challenges they face in everyday life. The event was organised by the Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN), an umbrella group that advocates for the rights of disabled [...]

3 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HIV INFECTIONS

After new figures showed an increase in new HIV infections, Somalia marked World AIDS Day by bringing together people of all walks of life for voluntary testing. UNSOM  

1 Dec 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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