Somalia

News Centre

Media Enquiries

Latest from news centre


Somalia takes step forward in fighting corruption with signing of UNDP supported national integrity initiative

At a Government-led International Day Against Corruption event in Mogadishu, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Somali Federal Ministry of Justice and Judiciary Affairs have…  


Somali Parliaments highlighted as key actors in achieving the SDGs in Somalia

members of both houses of the Somali Federal Parliament have this week taken part in a two-day consultative event, on the role parliaments play in achieving and holding the Government to account on…  


Somali civil society women’s groups join 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence

The Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development, and civil society women’s groups have joined the global campaign for 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV), with a panel …  


Two day Women’s Peace Forum concludes in Mogadishu

A two-day Women’s Peace Forum, first of its kind, has concluded in Mogadishu yesterday, which saw hundreds of civil society women leaders, peace activists, and members of parliaments come together to…  


Somalia hosts its first National Economic Policy Forum

Somalia has hosted its first high level National Economic Policy Forum this week in Mogadishu, which saw participants discuss a national investment strategy, financial governance, tackling corruption…  


Somalia takes further steps to meet global climate convention targets with new UNDP and GEF supported initiative

The Government of Somalia has launched a new initiative to meet its obligations under three key international conventions on climate change, biodiversity and desertification, which were agreed to…  


Woman leaders in Puntland take leadership and advocacy training

Women leaders from nine regions in Puntland have been trained in political campaigning and gender equality advocacy this month, by the Puntland Ministry of Women’s Development and Family Affairs. The…  


First ever Mogadishu Tech Summit shows leadership and talent of young Somalis

Somalia’s first ever Tech Summit took place in Mogadishu this week, with a focus on youth and using technology to build a sustainable future in a global digital world. Over a thousand people took…  


Young people flock to African Science Week across 7 Somali Cities

A first ever African Science Week has taken place across 7 Somali cities this month, giving young people in each city the chance to gain first-hand experience of some of the key methods and practices…  


UN and UNDP pay tribute to the victims of 14 October Attack in Mogadishu

The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) for Somalia, Mr. Nicholas Haysom, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director for Somalia, Mr. George…  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Somalia 
Go to UNDP Global