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Somalia : Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on the current political situation

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Somalia : Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on the current political situation

Brussels, 13/04/2021 – 17:01, UNIQUE ID: 210413_4 Statements by the HR/VP Yesterday, the Lower House of the Somali Parliament voted to a de-facto extension of the mandate of the President and the Federal government by two years following the impasse on the electoral process which should have been finalised by 8 February 2021. This action undermines […]

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JOINT PRESS STATEMENT: INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS APPEAL TO SOMALI LEADERS TO REACH AGREEMENT

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JOINT PRESS STATEMENT: INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS APPEAL TO SOMALI LEADERS TO REACH AGREEMENT

6 Apr2021 INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS APPEAL TO SOMALI LEADERS TO REACH AGREEMENT Mogadishu – As Somalis prepare to welcome the Holy Month of Ramadan, international partners* express hope that the basic tenets of reflection, tolerance, forgiveness and reconciliation will usher in a successful summit of the Federal Government and Federal Member State leaders. Noting the importance of the […]

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Press release: UK statement on Somalia elections

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Press release: UK statement on Somalia elections

UK Minister for Africa urges Somali leaders to reach a consensus on the electoral process. The UK underlines the urgent need for Somali leaders to come together and reach consensus on implementing the electoral process, according to the model agreed on 17 September and the recommendations of the 16 February Baidoa Technical Committee.   The […]

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Somalia: Norway is deeply concerned about the lack of political will by all to seek a solution.

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Somalia: Norway is deeply concerned about the lack of political will by all to seek a solution.

Somalia: Norway is deeply concerned about the lack of political will by all to seek a solution.

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IGAD CALLS UPON SOMALI LEADERS TO COMMENCE NATIONAL CONSULTATIVE FORUM WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY

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IGAD CALLS UPON SOMALI LEADERS TO COMMENCE NATIONAL CONSULTATIVE FORUM WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY

March 23, 2020 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti) IGAD expresses deep concern that the National Consultative Forum meeting could not take place as planned. IGAD urges all leaders to refrain from all acts that may jeopardize efforts to resume dialogue and further deepen the current political stalemate. Further, IGAD encourages the members of the National Consultative Forum to […]

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SOMALIA : STATEMENT BY THE HIGH REPRESENTATIVE/VICE-PRESIDENT JOSEP BORRELL ON THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION

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SOMALIA : STATEMENT BY THE HIGH REPRESENTATIVE/VICE-PRESIDENT JOSEP BORRELL ON THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION

March 23, 2021 EU Statement Brussels- Somalia’s leaders need to find a compromise leading to an immediate electoral process and a peaceful transfer of power, through the implementation of the September 17 agreement. The current lack of agreement seriously delays the pace of urgently needed reforms, for the detriment of Somalia’s citizens. When individual priorities […]

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Somalia Should Hold Elections Immediately

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Somalia Should Hold Elections Immediately

Somalia Should Hold Elections Immediately PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 19, 2021 The United States is deeply concerned by the electoral impasse in Somalia, which is creating political uncertainty that threatens security, stability, and development in the country. We call on Somalia’s federal and member state leaders to set aside narrow […]

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Resolution 2568 (2021): Security Council Reauthorizes African Union Mission in Somalia

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Resolution 2568 (2021): Security Council Reauthorizes African Union Mission in Somalia

Security Council Reauthorizes African Union Mission in Somalia, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2568 (2021) Niger Expresses Regret over Draft’s Processing, Demands Attention to Positions of Host Country, African Union, Troop Contributors The Security Council announced today its adoption of a resolution reauthorizing the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 December and maintaining its overall 19,626 […]

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PUNTLAND GOVERNMENT’S POSITION ON THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION AND THE ELECTORAL IMPASSE

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PUNTLAND GOVERNMENT’S POSITION ON THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION AND THE ELECTORAL IMPASSE

Puntland Government’s Position on the current political situation and the electoral impasse In light of recent political developments in Somalia and the current national electoral gridlock, Puntland reaffirms its commitment to continue finding solutions based on broad consensus to the contentious issues and related disputes arising from the implementation of the 17 September electoral agreement. […]

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STATEMENT BY THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL, JAMES SWAN, TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL ON THE SITUATION IN SOMALIA

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STATEMENT BY THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL, JAMES SWAN, TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL ON THE SITUATION IN SOMALIA

22 Feb2021 STATEMENT BY THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL, JAMES SWAN, TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL ON THE SITUATION IN SOMALIA Madame President, Distinguished Members of the Council, Thank you for this opportunity to once again update the Council on the situation in Somalia. I am pleased to appear jointly with my dear colleague, Ambassador […]

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