Press releases
  • SGBV Forensics Training for Puntland Police Apr 19, 2017

    With support from the government of Japan, UN Joint Rule of Law Project, Police pillar held on 15-19 April a five day training on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) investigation and application of forensic science for eighteen CID Police Investigators as well as a Prosecutor and Judge from the High Judiciary Council.

  • UNDP Somalia host Social Good Summit 2016 event in Garowe Sep 22, 2016

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Somalia has hosted the Social Good Summit event in Garowe, bringing together local leaders, members from the community and media personnel to discuss ’The Role of Media in the Development’’ and join the global conference where ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions.

  • Improved Police visibility through provision of new uniforms to Somaliland Police Aug 18, 2016

    17 August 2016, Hargeisa. — A hand-over ceremony of new Police Uniform for the Somaliland Police took place at the Somaliland Police Headquarter in Hargeisa which was presented by the UNDP, Deputy Country Director for Programmes to the State Minster of Security and the Police Commissioner in the presence of the donors and representatives of the international community.

  • Somalia Signs Landmark Paris Climate Agreement Apr 28, 2016

    Somalia joined the political leadership of global community at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to sign the landmark Paris Climate Agreement on 22nd April 2016. The Climate Agreement was signed by the President of Somalia, H. E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, in the presence of the UN Secretary General and Heads of State and Government from 174 countries and the European Union.

  • JOINT PRESS RELEASE - Mobile Courts Workshop Opens in Mogadishu Dec 16, 2015

    Mogadishu, 16 December 2015 – The Federal Government of Somalia, United Nations, and donor partners welcomed the opening of the Mobile Courts Planning Workshop this week in Mogadishu. Access to a functioning and fair legal system is one of the pillars of sustainable peace and development. As part of the Joint Rule of Law Joint Programme, Mobile Courts provide access to legal aid services and information to those in the most difficult to reach areas.

  • Now is the Time: COP21 and the Global Agreement on Climate Change Dec 10, 2015

    Mogadishu, 10 December 2015 – As world leaders, UN representatives, global experts gather this week in Paris at the COP21, the world is watching.

  • UNDP-supported Civil Service Institute Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary in Somaliland Sep 21, 2015

    Somaliland’s Civil Service Institute (CSI) celebrated its 10th anniversary today in Hargeisa.

  • Ministry of Labor sets cornerstone for Somali Civil Service Reform Sep 14, 2015

    Mogadishu, 11 September 2015 – The Federal Government of Somalia, United Nations, and donor partners celebrated the inaugural meeting of a multi-partner commission tasked by the Federal Government to amend the Civil Service Law Number 11.

  • UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage on the run up to Paris summit Sep 10, 2015

    Geneva, 27 August 2015 – UNDP has launched today a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments alike across vulnerable developing countries worldwide.

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