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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…  


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.…  


UN holds business information seminar for Somali companies and entrepreneurs

United Nations (UN) agencies have this month held a one-day seminar for Somali entrepreneurs in Mogadishu, to provide information on how to do business with the UN in Somalia. The meeting was aimed at…  


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…  


Somalia calls for international cooperation to stop illegal charcoal trade

At the opening of a two-day, UN-supported conference on charcoal in Mogadishu, the Federal Government of Somalia has called for international, African and Gulf States cooperation in halting the…  


UNDP hands over gas cylinders, stoves and briquettes to Somali Government for distribution to IDP communities, as part of alternative to charcoal programme

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over 600 gas cylinders, 300 fuel-efficient cooking stoves, and 20 tons of briquettes to the Federal Government for distribution to IDP…  


Pioneering Master Programme in Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability launched; 30 students receive scholarships to Programme

The University of Amoud, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), has launched a first of its kind Master…  


Jubaland State officials meet with Federal Government to develop Local Government Institute, standardise local governance in the State

Over thirty representatives from Jubaland State, Somalia, have met with Somali Federal Government officials to finalise the development of a Local Government Institute (LGI) in the State, which will…  


Repaired dam provides safe water to pastoral communities in South Eastern Somaliland, as part of ongoing water infrastructure projects across the region

A repaired dam is bringing safe, clean water to the pastoral communities of Wacays Odane and Salahley district in South Eastern Somaliland, with the support of Somali diaspora, the United Nations…  

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