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UNSOM – UN Assistance Mission in Somalia

SOMALIA / BELET WEYNE EID

In Belet Weyne, South-Central of Somalia, multitudes headed Monday to the mosques to mark Eid-ul-Futr. They were joined in prayer by AMISOM Djiboutian troops working together with the Somali National Army to ensure peace and stability in the area. AMISOM

28 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / CHILD RECRUITS

In light of the recent United Nation Report that alleged the presence of child soldiers within the Somali National Army (SNA) and militias allied with the army, the Somali government and the United Nation Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) begun the screening of recruits hoping to join the military. UNSOM

19 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / LOWER SHABELLE CLASHES

The UN humanitarian agency visited the town of Marka in theLower Shabelleregion in an effort to assess living conditions in the area following ethnic clashes in the last few weeks between two clans in the area. The conflict has led to the displacement of thousands of civilians and the risk of disease and starvation remains [...]

10 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

Hundreds of Somalis gathered at the General Kaahiye Police Academy on the eve of Somalia's Independence Day. On 1st July 1960, Somalia gained independence from colonial power Italy. UNSOM

4 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / PIRACY YOUTH

For years, the quick money promised by piracy has lured many Somali youth into criminal networks, and may have disappeared, been jailed and even lost their lives. Determined to reverse this state of affairs, young Somalis are getting involved in the fight against piracy, raising awareness and seeking alternative ways to make a living. UNSOM [...]

27 Jun 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / INTERIM AGREEMENT

Somalia has taken another step towards establishing inclusive federal states key to the country's political processes, with warring factions in the South West regions of Somalia reaching an interim agreement. AMISON

23 Jun 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / UNSOM ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Marking the first anniversary of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), its chief Nicholas Kay praised the progress the country has made over the last year and said he is "very hopeful of Somali future". UNSOM / FILE

3 Jun 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / QORYOOLEY STABILITY

Residents of Qoryooley, a town South West of the Somali capital Mogadishu are enjoying relative peace and improved security, weeks after the town was rescued from the hands of al Shabaab insurgents. AU / UN IST

2 May 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / NICHOLAS KAY

The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay makes his first visit to Garowe, Puntland where he called for an immediate end to all hostilities after recent election-related violence broke out in the towns of Gardo and Galkayo. AU/UN-IST

15 Jul 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / AFTERMATH

A Memorial Service was held today (20 June), at the Mogadishu International Airport, for United Nations staff and contractors who lost their lives during the attack an the United Nations Common Compound in Mogadishu Wednesday. AU / UN IST

20 Jun 2013 | Read More »

 

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