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The Mogadishu Tech Summit 2019

Mogadishu, 21 November 2019 – The Mogadishu Tech Summit closed in the Somali capital today amidst words of praise and encouragement from the government and the United Nations, and pledges worth…  



Hirshabelle local government holds consultation on quota for women’s representation in district councils

The Hirshabelle Ministry of Interior and Local Government has committed to implementing a thirty percent quota for women’s representation amongst the delegates who elect district councils in the…  



Sixth group of UNDP sponsored law students graduate from Puntland State University

A sixth group of UNDP sponsored law students have graduated from Puntland State University School of Law this month, following completion of a four-year Bachelor of Law programme. The twenty students,…  


Statement on the Passing of Somali Federal Government Minister of Constitutional Affairs Abdirahman Hosh Jibril

The United Nations Development Programme in Somalia extends its deepest sympathy and condolences to the Federal Government and people of Somalia, and to all family and friends, on the tragic loss of…  


Women’s Charter for Somalia issued at three day Somali Women’s Convention

A landmark Women’s Charter for Somalia has been issued by delegates at a three-day Somali Women’s Convention, which took place in Mogadishu this week. The Convention was led by the Ministry of Women…  


Somalia increases peace building efforts with launch of 2019 UN Peacebuilding Fund

The Government of Somalia and the United Nations have launched a five projects supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund at an event this week in Mogadishu, which will be implemented by UN agencies in…  



Somaliland district mayors review key Local Government Law

Mayors from across Somaliland have reviewed a key local government law at a meeting in Hargeisa at the end of December, which was facilitated by the Somaliland’s Parliament's Committee on Internal…  

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