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  • UNSOM corrections sector visits Mogadishu central prison and discusses upcoming projects

    news UNSOM, 12 Jun 2014 (10 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 9 June 2014 – Officials from the corrections department of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) visited the Mogadishu central prison today to monitor ongoing renovation projects and to discuss with the custodial management ways to support their needs and priorities. T...
  • UNSOM conducts human rights training for SNA and AMISOM

    news UNSOM, 18 Jun 2014 (10 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 16 June 2014 - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has concluded a week-long Training of Trainers’ course for the Somali National Army (SNA) and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The training, which focused on human rights, gender, women and child protec...
  • UNSG & World Bank President arrive in Mogadishu, pledge support for regional peace & development

    news UNSOM website, 29 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    UNSG & World Bank President arrive in Mogadishu, pledge support for regional peace & development
  • UNHCR’s ExCom Chairman to visit Ethiopia, Kenya amid Horn of Africa crisis

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 23/09/2011, 23 Sep 2011 (12 years ago )
    The head of UNHCR’s Executive Committee, Ambassador Hisham Badr of Egypt, will be visiting refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya starting this Sunday week to see for himself the situation there amid the ongoing crisis in the Horn of Africa. <p>The visit follows High Commissioner António Guterres’ m...
  • UNHCR warns that South Sudan situation is critical, appeals to donors for urgent new help

    news, 31 Aug 2012 (11 years ago )
    UNHCR on Thursday appealed to donors to urgently provide additional funding for its operations to help Sudanese refugees in South Sudan and neighbouring Ethiopia. Currently there are some 162,500 refugees in South Sudan and 36,500 in Ethiopia. The contributions we have received for South Sudan have ...
  • UNHCR scaling up operations inside Somalia

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 9/09/2011, 09 Sep 2011 (12 years ago )
    Amid assessments of a somewhat improved security situation in some parts of Somalia, UNHCR is scaling up its presence in Somalia’s border regions and in Mogadishu. Yesterday, a UNHCR team undertook a mission to Liboi (Kenya) and Dobley (Lower Juba), which is the main transit point on the route to Da...
  • UNHCR report find 17 per cent rise in asylum applications in industrialized countries

    news UNHCR, 18 Oct 2011 (12 years ago )
    UNHCR is releasing today at 11am Geneva time a new report on asylum trends in industrialized countries during the first half of 2011. The report shows a 17 percent increase in asylum claims during this period, with Afghans continuing to be the largest group by country of origin. The report notes rel...
  • UNHCR relocates nearly 75,000 from Dadaab's ouitskirts to safety

    news UNHCR, 04 Oct 2011 (12 years ago )
    UNHCR and partners have successfully relocated the vast majority of Somali arrivals in Kenya who for lack of other options, were forced to settle on Dadaab’s precarious outskirts. The new homes are in the newest extensions of the Dadaab complex, Ifo 2 East, Ifo 2 West and Kambioos. The outskirts whi...
  • UNHCR ready to assist newly displaced in Mogadishu

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 29 May 2012 (12 years ago )
    In Somalia, UNHCR and our partners stand ready to assist displaced people from Afgooye as they arrive in Mogadishu. Since 22 May, some 14,000 people have been displaced from Afgooye as a result of military activity in the area which started a week ago. The humanitarian community has a contingency...
  • UNHCR participates in Somaliland Mixed Migration Task Force TOR Workshop

    news By Caroline Opile UNHCR Somalia, 14 Sep 2018 (5 years ago )
    A two day workshop on mixed migration was held on 12 and 13 September in Hargeisa, Somaliland. The workshop brought together different government ministries, NGOs and international organisations in Somaliland that play a role in addressing mixed migration. The objective of the forum was to update...