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  • SGBV Forensics Training for Puntland Police Apr 19, 2017

    With support from the government of Japan, UN Joint Rule of Law Project, Police pillar held on 15-19 April a five day training on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) investigation and application of forensic science for eighteen CID Police Investigators as well as a Prosecutor and Judge from the High Judiciary Council.

  • UNDP Somalia host Social Good Summit 2016 event in Garowe Sep 22, 2016

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Somalia has hosted the Social Good Summit event in Garowe, bringing together local leaders, members from the community and media personnel to discuss ’The Role of Media in the Development’’ and join the global conference where ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions.

  • Improved Police visibility through provision of new uniforms to Somaliland Police Aug 18, 2016

    17 August 2016, Hargeisa. — A hand-over ceremony of new Police Uniform for the Somaliland Police took place at the Somaliland Police Headquarter in Hargeisa which was presented by the UNDP, Deputy Country Director for Programmes to the State Minster of Security and the Police Commissioner in the presence of the donors and representatives of the international community.

  • Somalia Signs Landmark Paris Climate Agreement Apr 28, 2016

    Somalia joined the political leadership of global community at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to sign the landmark Paris Climate Agreement on 22nd April 2016. The Climate Agreement was signed by the President of Somalia, H. E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, in the presence of the UN Secretary General and Heads of State and Government from 174 countries and the European Union.

  • Federal Government of Somalia establish Environment Wing in Office of the Prime Minister with the support of UNDP Mar 1, 2016

    The Minister of Water & Energy and State Minister of Environment together with UNDP Country Director, George Conway, inaugurated the Environment Office. This office is focal point for multi-lateral environmental agreements (MEAs) and will coordinate national level actions with line ministries to meet Somalia’s obligations under the MEAs.

  • JOINT PRESS RELEASE - Mobile Courts Workshop Opens in Mogadishu Dec 16, 2015

    Mogadishu, 16 December 2015 – The Federal Government of Somalia, United Nations, and donor partners welcomed the opening of the Mobile Courts Planning Workshop this week in Mogadishu. Access to a functioning and fair legal system is one of the pillars of sustainable peace and development. As part of the Joint Rule of Law Joint Programme, Mobile Courts provide access to legal aid services and information to those in the most difficult to reach areas.

  • Water dams build resilience for communities in Puntland Dec 16, 2015

    Dry seasons and water shortages have been a constant problem in the Puntland region of Somalia.

  • Now is the Time: COP21 and the Global Agreement on Climate Change Dec 10, 2015

    Mogadishu, 10 December 2015 – As world leaders, UN representatives, global experts gather this week in Paris at the COP21, the world is watching.

  • Secretary-General's Message Dec 10, 2015

    Amid large-scale atrocities and widespread abuses across the world, Human Rights Day should rally more concerted global action to promote the timeless principles that we have collectively pledged to uphold.

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