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UNSOM – UN Assistance Mission in Somalia

SOMALIA / DISABLED PEACE

People with Disabilities in Mogadishu have appealed their fellow Somalis to bring to an end all acts of conflict, as a way to highlight their plight. According to the Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN), there are 30,000 people living with disabilities in Mogadishu whoa re particularly vulnerable to the effects of war. UNSOM

13 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / PM IN TIYEEGLOW

The Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has appealed for urgent humanitarian assistance for the people of town of Tiyeeglow, in Bakool region, recently recaptured from Al-Shabaab militants. AMISOM

5 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / FOOD INSECURITY

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that more than one million people in Somalia are facing acute food insecurity. According to the UN agency, the situation has worsened by delayed and erratic rains, conflict, trade disruptions and reduced humanitarian assistance.

3 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / ZERROUGUI VISIT

Concluding her four-day visit to Somalia, the UN Special Representative on Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, called for the full implementation of the Action Plan signed by Somali Government to end recruitment of child soldiers.  UNSOM

20 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

Somalis joined the rest of the world in marking the International Youth Day in Mogadishu. In a ceremony held at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, young Somalis entertained guests with dance, drama and martial arts. UNSOM

13 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / SECURITY COUNCIL

Members of the Security Council arrived in Mogadishu, Somalia to review progress made by the Federal Government and to demonstrate their continued support for the country's efforts to ensure a sustainable peace. UNSOM

13 Aug 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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