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Somali Women MPs attend leadership training in Addis Ababa as part of gender equality initiative

Twelve Somali women parliamentarians have attended a UNDP supported leadership training in Addis Ababa, as part of UN initiative to support gender equality and women's political participation in…  


IDP led social businesses win award for ideas developed under EU, UN and government led programme on displacement

Three IDP led social enterprises have won awards for their ideas during a pitch event and startup fair in Mogadishu, where they presented their business concepts to a panel of expert judges.  


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…  


UN ELECTORAL SUPPORT PROJECT

UN support to the current electoral cycle (2018-2021) to assist Somalia with the preparations for universal elections is mandated by the UN Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR 2358 (2017) and 2408…  


New Resident Representative for UNDP in Somalia, Mr. Jocelyn Mason, arrives in Mogadishu

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has today welcomed its new Resident Representative for its country programme in Somalia, Mr. Jocelyn Mason, to Mogadishu. Mr. Mason, who holds dual…  


Joint Programme on Women’s Political Participation, Leadership and Empowerment

The Joint UN Programme on Women’s Political Leadership, Participation and Empowerment (JP WPE) is a collaborative initiative between the Federal Government represented by the Ministry of Women and…  


Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Security Sector Governance (SSG)

Security Sector Reform (SSR) and more specifically Security Sector Governance (SSG) in Somalia over the last four years has been a key Peace- and State-building Goal (PSG) objective of the New Deal…  


PCVE - Somali Strategy and Action Plan

Large parts of Somalia are still effectively under control of Al Shabaab, where it provides de facto governance by enforcing taxation, education and providing some form of justice. A key element for…  

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