Somalia

General Assembly President and Somali Minister discuss security in Mogadishu

The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, held talks today with the Deputy Prime Minister of Somalia, in which he discussed the developments in the security situation in the country.

Somalia requires continued assistance despite gains against famine – UN official

The top United Nations relief official in Somalia said today that international humanitarian support last year in the face of drought and famine in the country succeeded in saving numerous lives, but the situation remains fragile, with millions of people in need of continued assistance.

Security Council urges reliable support for African peacekeepers in Somalia

The Security Council today called for predictable, reliable and timely resources to support the African Union (AU) peacekeeping mission in Somalia to strengthen its capability to help the country’s transitional government implement its commitments to restore peace and stability.

Somalia: UN envoy voices concern about parliamentary infighting

The United Nations envoy for Somalia today expressed deep concern over the country’s ongoing political disputes warning that, if not resolved, the country could miss a rare window of opportunity to end its 21 years of conflict.