The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating, commended the Federal Government of Somalia for its participation in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process, which took place during the 24th session of the UN Human Rights Council on 22 and 26 January 2016. The first such […]
Mr. President [of the United Nations Security Council], I am delighted to speak to you so early in my tenure. It is...
Somalia’s international partners welcome the decision taken by the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) on an electoral...
The Secretary-General welcomes today’s decision by the Federal Government of Somalia on a model for the electoral...
Today’s meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Mr. Iyad Ameen Madani, Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Mr. Nabil Elaraby, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, and Mr. […]Read more ›
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, extends his heartfelt greetings to all Somali people as they celebrate Eid-ul-Adha, marking the end of Hajj, the holy pilgrimage to Mecca. “As Somalia celebrates Eid-ul-Adha, I wish all Somalis and their families Eid Mubarak. Today is a […]Read more ›
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, welcomed the inauguration of Abdikarim Hussein Guled as the President of the newly formed Galmudug Interim Administration (GIA). Speaking at a ceremony held in Adaado, SRSG Kay said, “I congratulate President Abdikarim Hussein Guled and Vice President Mohamed […]Read more ›
Mogadishu, 21 July 2015 – The newly-appointed Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (DSRSG) for Somalia, Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Peter de Clercq made his first visit to President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud and Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke […]Read more ›
Mogadishu, 20 July 2015 – The new Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (DSRSG), Mr. Peter de Clercq of the Netherlands, arrived in Mogadishu today to assume his duties with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM). He will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian […]Read more ›
Mogadishu, 16 July 2015 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG) Nicholas Kay extends his heartfelt greetings to Somali people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.“I convey to all Somalis and their families Eid Mubarak, as they gather to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. As the holy month of Ramadan […]Read more ›