Somalia

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Current Operations


EUTM

EU Military Mission to Contribute to the Training of Somali Security Forces (EU)
Begin: 05/10

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AMISOM

African Union Mission in Somalia (Sonstige)
Begin: 01/07

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UNSOM

United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UN-Peacebuilding)
Begin: 06/13

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News


UN and international partners call for resolution of Somali political crisis (27.05.2014)

The United Nations, the European Union and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today issued a joint appeal for a resolution of the political crisis in Somalia …They noted that the development of a federal system, the constitutional review process and preparation for 2016 elections...

Somalia parliament attacked by al-Shabab in Mogadishu (24.05.2014)

African Union (AU) troops from the 22,000-strong Amisom security force joined the Somali army in fighting the insurgents around parliament, an Amisom spokesman said.

UN deploys new special force to protect staff in Mogadishu (18.05.2014)

A special United Nations defensive military force recommended by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to protect UN staff and facilities in Mogadishu, was deployed today to shore up the world body's operations in long-troubled Somalia. … The United Nations Guard Unit (UNGU) for Mogadishu is made up of 410...

Somali president wants aid airlift for towns retaken from rebels (12.05.2014)

Somalia needs help airlifting basic supplies to towns recently retaken by African Union-led forces because Islamist insurgents who were driven out from those areas are blocking aid convoys, the president told Reuters in an interview.

Somalia’s long-term stability depends on professional, well-resourced security forces (25.04.2014)

Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed appealed to the international community to help strengthen the security agencies of his government.

Somalia's progress in peril, Kay says (23.04.2014)

United Nations Special Representative to Somalia Nicholas Kay on Tuesday (April 22nd) warned that much of the progress Somalia has witnessed in the past 18 months is in peril. At the top of the list of challenges both the Somali federal government and the international community faces in Somalia is...

Security downturn in Mogadishu (09.04.2014)

“In Mogadishu, the security situation has deteriorated since… December,” Nicholas Kay, the Secretary-General’s special representative to Somalia, told the UN Security Council on 11 March. “Times are tough, and in the short term they may get tougher.”