JOINT PRESS STATEMENT: International community congratulates Galmudug regional assembly on elections

July 5, 2015 11:01 pm9 comments
JOINT PRESS STATEMENT: International community congratulates Galmudug regional assembly on elections

Mogadishu, 04 July 2015: The United Nations, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union (EU), African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the United States of America welcomed the successful conclusion of elections for the Galmudug Interim Administration today and congratulated the newly elected President, Mr. Abdikarim Hussein Guled […]

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UN Special Representative congratulates Somalia on 55th Independence anniversary

July 1, 2015 10:29 am1 comment
UN Special Representative congratulates Somalia on 55th Independence anniversary

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG) Nicholas Kay congratulated the people and Government of Somalia on their 55th Independence Anniversary. He commended the efforts they are making to overcome over two decades of instability as well as the progress achieved in the ongoing peace building and […]

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UN Special Representative commends the completion of the establishment of Galmudug regional assembly

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UN Special Representative commends the completion of the establishment of Galmudug regional assembly

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG) Nicholas Kay welcomed the election of the Speaker of the Galmudug regional assembly by members of the assembly in Adaado, on 27 June.  The SRSG congratulated the newly elected speaker, Mr. Ali Ga’al Asir, and expressed satisfaction with the completion […]

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UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on AMISOM base

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UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on AMISOM base

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, strongly condemns today’s attack by Al Shabaab militants on an AMISOM base in Leego, manned by troops from the Burundian contingent.“I send my heartfelt condolences to the families who have lost loved ones in today’s attack as well […]

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UN Special Representative welcomes start of the second phase of state formation process in Adaado

June 5, 2015 3:10 pm0 comments
UN Special Representative welcomes start of the second phase of state formation process in Adaado

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, has welcomed the opening of the second phase of the process to form a new interim administration in Somalia’s central regions. The delegates’ conference to select an interim regional assembly and ratify its regional charter was launched in […]

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Briefing to the Security Council by UN Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay

May 20, 2015 9:34 am2 comments
Briefing to the Security Council by UN Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay

Madam President, Thank you for this opportunity to brief the Council.  I am glad to be doing so with my friend and colleague, Ambassador Maman Sidikou. Yesterday we briefed the AU Peace and Security Council together, which is why we are joining you from Addis. The AU-UN partnership in Somalia is […]

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