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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…  


Third phase of local governance programme launched in Somaliland

The Government of Somaliland has launched a third phase of the United Nations Joint Programme on Local Governance (JPLG), at a high-level meeting this week in Hargeisa. The joint programme, which is…  


Third phase of local governance programme launched across Somalia

The Federal Government this month launched the third phase of the United Nations Joint Programme on Local Governance (JPLG) for Somalia, at a high-level meeting in Garowe, Puntland. The joint…  


Italian Government contributes 2.4 million Euro to Somalia to support national governance, youth employment and aid delivery

The Italian Government has this week contributed 2.4 million Euro to Somalia under a United Nations (UN) Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) agreement. The funding will support national governance and…  


Somali Government Signs up to Western Indian Ocean Ecosystem Initiative

The Government of Somalia has this week signed up to a regional marine partnership initiative to ensure the sustainability of the livelihoods, environment and resources of the Western Indian Ocean.…  


Somali Constitutional review process launched as historic convention concludes in Mogadishu

A review process of the Somali Constitution has been launched this week following a historic three-day national convention which concluded in Mogadishu on Tuesday.  


Somali Government and United Nations call for investment in alternative energy and strong policies to halt charcoal trade

At the closing of the international conference on charcoal in Mogadishu this week, the Government of Somalia and the United Nations have jointly called for stronger national and regional policies, and…  

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