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Attack on UN compound in Somalia may be 'violation of international humanitarian law'

New York, Jan 3 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres strongly condemned Tuesday’s attacks against the UN compound in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, saying that intentionally attacking UN personnel may constitute "a violation of international humanitarian law.”

UN police officer recognized for protecting vulnerable Somali women from abuse

New York, Nov 22 (IBNS): United Nations Police Officer Phyllis Osei has been awarded the 2018 UN Female Police Officer Award, in recognition for her outstanding work with the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), at a ceremony in New York on Monday.

UN envoy tells Somali refugees in Kenya ‘things are gradually getting better’ back home

new York, Apr 14 (IBNS): Meeting residents of the world’s largest camp for Somali refugees ­– sprawling Dadaab, located in north-eastern Kenya – the top United Nations official for Somalia expressed his solidarity with their situation and highlighted the gradual progress made in their home country.

Terrorism 'will not stop the momentum,' says UN envoy, condemning attack in Somali capital

New York, Dec 12 (Just Earth News): Condemning – in the strongest possible terms – a terrorist attack outside the seaport in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for the country said that the bloody act will not stop the momentum of the electoral process.