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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…  


Clean gas cylinders distributed to over 300 women in Mogadishu as part of alternative to charcoal plan

The Federal Ministry of Livestock, Forest and Range, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has distributed six hundred cylinders of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) to over…  


New dam brings clean water to 5,000 people in southern Puntland

A new 5,000 cubic metre earth dam near Yombays Village in the Nugaal area of Puntland, Northern Somalia, will bring clean, safe water to over 5,000 people in the area, of which over 4,000 people are…  


Federal Government restates commitment to one-person-one vote elections in 2020; calls on international community to continue to support inclusive political processes

At a meeting this week in Mogadishu, the Federal Government and officials from the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) have reiterated their commitment to holding one-person-one-vote…  


Federal Government holds public consultation on security and peace in Mogadishu; as part of a series of public meetings around the country

The Federal Ministry of Internal Security and Benadir Regional Administration have hosted a three day public consultation this week in Mogadishu, to present the Government’s security initiatives and…  


First of a kind job fairs for young people held across Somalia as part of International Youth Day celebrations

Hundreds of young people have taken part in first of a kind job fairs in Somalia as part of a week of International Youth Day celebrations in the country. The fairs were held in Galmadug, Hirshabelle…  


Law students following UNDP scholarship programme graduate from Puntland State University

Twenty-five law students following a scholarship programme sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with funding from the European Union, were among those receiving Bachelor of…  


Somaliland launches public awareness campaign to reduce charcoal use and protect the environment

The Somaliland Ministry of Environment and Rural Development, with the support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has launched a public awareness campaign to reduce deforestation,…  


Peace efforts in Gaalkayo progress as local leaders, police and community leaders meet for community discussions

Leaders, community members and police from North and South Gaalkayo have come together this week for a week-long discussion to establish a community forum and joint police community action plans – key…  


Training on energy efficient stoves manufacture will help create employment and reduce charcoal use in Somaliland

Sixty people have been received training in Hargeisa to build energy efficient stoves this month under a programme run by Somaliland’s Ministry of Environment and Rural Development, in partnership…  

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