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Minister Deqa Yasin Presents Women's Charter at 63rd Commission on the Status of Women event in New York

At the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York on Friday, Somalia’s Federal Minister of Women and Human Rights Development, H.E. Deqa Yasin, presented a Women’s Charter for Somalia,…  


Statement on the Passing of Somali Federal Government Minister of Constitutional Affairs Abdirahman Hosh Jibril

The United Nations Development Programme in Somalia extends its deepest sympathy and condolences to the Federal Government and people of Somalia, and to all family and friends, on the tragic loss of…  


Women’s Charter for Somalia issued at three day Somali Women’s Convention

A landmark Women’s Charter for Somalia has been issued by delegates at a three-day Somali Women’s Convention, which took place in Mogadishu this week. The Convention was led by the Ministry of Women…  


International legal aid expert delivers training to Somali legal and justice teams

Thirty legal and justice professionals from across Somalia have taken part in a first of a kind three-day training on legal aid policy and practice, which was delivered by international legal expert…  


Somalia increases peace building efforts with launch of 2019 UN Peacebuilding Fund

The Government of Somalia and the United Nations have launched a five projects supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund at an event this week in Mogadishu, which will be implemented by UN agencies in…  


Newly elected Puntland MPs attend training on parliamentary governance and law making

Forty-nine newly elected members of Puntland’s parliament have taken part in a three-day training this month on the role of parliament in reviewing and passing legislation, and on human rights and…  


UN hosts business partnership seminar in Hargeisa

Over one hundred companies from across Somaliland have attended a two day United Nations (UN) procurement seminar in Hargeisa, which outlined the procedures and policies of how to become a business…  


EU – UN – IGAD Cross Border Project to accelerate 2019 cooperation between Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia borders

At a two-day event in Addis Ababa, the European Union and UNDP have developed a joint action plan to boost cooperation between Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia borders for 2019 period  


Somaliland district mayors review key Local Government Law

Mayors from across Somaliland have reviewed a key local government law at a meeting in Hargeisa at the end of December, which was facilitated by the Somaliland’s Parliament's Committee on Internal…  


Puntland launches public awareness campaign to stop charcoal production

A new public awareness campaign to reduce charcoal production and use in Puntland was launched by the Puntland Ministry of Environment and Climate Change this week, under a UN Joint program for…  

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