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UNSOM – UN Assistance Mission in Somalia

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 »

SOMALIA / RAAGA ELE

The Somali National Army (SNA) and troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have captured the town of Raaga Ele in the Middle Shabelle region. This is the fifth town liberated so far in an operation code-named “Indian Ocean”.  AMISOM

2 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / JOURNALISTS FOR PEACE

Dialogue on the importance of peace to the Somali people continued in the capital Mogadishu ahead of  International Peace Day, with members of the country's media fraternity stepping up to address their role in peace-building. UNSOM

20 Sep 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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