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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Helen Clark: Statement on World AIDS Day Dec 1, 2015

    AIDS continues to be a major global health and development challenge. Since its emergence as one of the most brutal and debilitating diseases in history, it has already claimed the lives of more than 34 million people.

  • Equality for Women is Progress for All Mar 7, 2014

    As a father of three girls, International Women’s Day is close to my heart. I want my daughters to grow up in a world where men and women have equal opportunities. This year’s theme ‘equality for women is progress for all’ couldn’t be more relevant to Somalia, a country where progress is what everybody is longing for.

  • Somali Media Award 2013 Feb 18, 2014

    On the 17th of February, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and United Nations partners celebrated the winners of the 2013 Somali Media Awards competition. As part of journalist competition throughout Somalia, these awards recognized professionalism and excellence in the Somali media sector.

  • The changing role of women in Society: A story of Sarah Ahmed Shire Nov 1, 2013

    Earth movers are raising dust rehabilitating the airport road, which stretches from the middle of Galkacyo. The local council engineer and members of the Community Monitoring Group (CMG) are inspecting the work.

  • Breaking the cycle of charcoal production in Somalia Oct 1, 2013

    President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud launches innovative charcoal use reduction programme to address land degradation, promote alternative energy and create sustainable livelihoods in Somalia with support of UN agencies

  • First_judicial_training_in_years_commences_in_Mogadishu> Apr 23, 2011

    Mogadishu’s first legal training program in years was launched in April as part of a UNDP-backed effort to bolster Somalia’s judicial system.

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