Somalia

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia

The Secretary-General met today with Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia.

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UN Special Representative welcomes announcement of the nomination of a new cabinet by Somali Prime Minister

The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, has welcomed the announcement of the nomination of a new Federal cabinet by the Prime Minister of Somalia on 27 January 2014.

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Joint statement by the UN, IGAD, EU, AMISOM US and UK Envoys to Somalia / International partners express concerns over political delays in Somalia

The United Nations, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union (EU), African Union Mission in Somalia, the United States and United Kingdom have expressed concerns over delays in the implementation of Vision 2016 due to the prolonged political crisis.

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New UN Deputy Special Representative for Somalia arrives in Mogadishu to support peace and state-building

MOGADISHU, Somalia, January 22, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The new Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (DSRSG), Mr. Raisedon Zenenga, arrived in Mogadishu today to assume his duties with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).   “I am very pleased to have this opportunity to return to Somalia and support […]

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Somalia : UN envoy Kay condemns violence and appeals for calm

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, condemned recent violence in Defow, central Somalia.

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Joint statement by the UN, IGAD, EU, AMISOM, and UK Envoys to Somalia / International partners welcome the launch of the regional assembly process for Interim Juba Administration

The United Nations, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union (EU), African Union Mission in Somalia and the United Kingdom welcomed the launch of the selection process for the new Regional Assembly for the Interim Juba Administration (IJA), calling on the authorities to ensure that all communities represented.

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