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Communique of the 1037th meeting of the PSC held on 7 October 2021 on the Situation in Somalia and the status of the consultations on the Independent Assessment Report on AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Post-2021

Communique of the 1037th meeting of the PSC held on 7 October 2021 on the Situation in Somalia and the status of the consultations on the Independent Assessment Report on AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Post-2021

Communique of the 1037th meeting of the PSC held on 7 October 2021 on the Situation in Somalia and the status of the consultations on the Independent Assessment Report on AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Post-2021 Last Updated on Sunday 10 October 2021 COMMUNIQUE Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African […]

UK statement on the political crisis in Somalia

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UK statement on the political crisis in Somalia

Vicky Ford, Minister for Africa, has issued a statement about the escalating political crisis in Somalia 18 September 2021 Minister for Africa, Vicky Ford said: The UK is deeply concerned by the escalation of the current political crisis in Somalia. The situation threatens to undermine the credibility of Somalia’s leadership and risks the safety and […]

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ON MOGADISHU VISIT, UN DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL ENCOURAGES SUSTAINED PROGRESS ON WOMEN’S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AS WELL AS PEACEFUL FORTHCOMING ELECTIONS

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ON MOGADISHU VISIT, UN DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL ENCOURAGES SUSTAINED PROGRESS ON WOMEN’S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AS WELL AS PEACEFUL FORTHCOMING ELECTIONS

12 Sep2021 ON MOGADISHU VISIT, UN DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL ENCOURAGES SUSTAINED PROGRESS ON WOMEN’S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AS WELL AS PEACEFUL FORTHCOMING ELECTIONS Mogadishu – United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed undertook a visit to Somalia today in solidarity with Somali women’s calls for full and equal participation in political life, and to express the support of […]

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Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2592 (2021), Security Council Extends Somalia Mission Mandate until 31 May 2022, Requests Stronger Presence as Security Situation Allows

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Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2592 (2021), Security Council Extends Somalia Mission Mandate until 31 May 2022, Requests Stronger Presence as Security Situation Allows

Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2592 (2021), Security Council Extends Somalia Mission Mandate until 31 May 2022, Requests Stronger Presence as Security Situation Allows The Security Council today extended until 31 May 2022 the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), requesting it to strengthen its presence across the country “as the security situation allows”. Unanimously […]

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AU, EU, IGAD and UN: Joint Communique on the Situation in Somalia

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AU, EU, IGAD and UN: Joint Communique on the Situation in Somalia

1) The African Union (AU), the European Union (EU), the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and the United Nations (UN) continue to follow very closely the situation in Somalia. In this regard, a further virtual meeting was held on 18 May 2021, with the participation of Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, Executive Secretary of IGAD; H.E. Amb. […]

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The Chairperson of the Commission welcomes the appointment of H.E. President John Mahama as AU High Representative for Somalia

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The Chairperson of the Commission welcomes the appointment of H.E. President John Mahama as AU High Representative for Somalia

The Chairperson of the Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, is pleased to announce the appointment of H.E John Dramani Mahama, former President of the Republic of Ghana, as his High Representative to Somalia. As the High Representative for Somalia’s political track. President Mahama will work with the Somali stakeholders, to reach a mutually acceptable compromise […]

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Highest Commendation to Danab Brigade the special force of SNA.

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Highest Commendation to Danab Brigade the special force of SNA.

I am delighted to commend Danab Brigade, the special force of SNA for not siding with none of the opposing sides in confrontation in Mogadishu over the dispute of election model. Unlike other SNA forces who recently experienced divisions and then sided with parties in dispute of election model in Mogadishu, Danab Brigade, the special […]

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UK statement on Somalia election negotiations

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UK statement on Somalia election negotiations

UK statement on Somalia election negotiations: United Kingdom urges Somalia leaders to return to dialogue based on the 17 September agreement. From: British Embassy Mogadishu Published: 29 April 2021 For the sake of Somalia’s security, stability and development, it is vital to hold consensus-based elections as soon as possible. The United Kingdom notes President Farmajo’s […]

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US press statement on Somalia: Return to Election Negotiations

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US press statement on Somalia: Return to Election Negotiations

Return to Election Negotiations PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON APRIL 28, 2021 The United States notes President Farmaajo’s April 28 commitment to return to the September 17 election agreement and resume talks immediately with Federal Member State leaders. We call on the President and Parliament to act swiftly to annul the April 12 mandate […]

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US press statement: Violence in Mogadishu

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US press statement: Violence in Mogadishu

PRESS STATEMENT Violence in Mogadishu NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON APRIL 26, 2021 The United States is gravely concerned by the violent clashes yesterday in Mogadishu. We call on all parties to exercise restraint and to resolve their differences peacefully.  Dialogue and consensus are the only ways to resolve the electoral impasse, and we urge parties […]

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