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United Nation (UN) holds career fair for Somali youth

Youths from various tertiary institutions including Hormuud, Zam Zam, Hope, Horseed, Jamhuriya, SomBridge, Salaam, University of Somalia and Mogadishu University were oriented on the UN’s recruitment modalities

The United Nations in Somalia recently hosted a career fair attended by more than 200 Somali students and members of the civil society. Organised by the Human Resources Working Group (HRWQ), the career fair aimed to raise awareness about job opportunities and career pathways within the UN system. Dr Aisa…

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United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) Director Visits Kismayo to Assess Progress on Decentralization and Support to Transition

The clients appreciated the support provided as part of the decentralized set up enhancing efficiency and timely support

The United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) has reiterated its commitment to decentralizing logistical support to bolster the operational capabilities of both the African Union peacekeeping forces and the Somali Security Forces (SSF). "Our visit aims to directly engage with our clients and teams, better understanding their needs and…

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United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) strengthens the capacity of Somali Security Forces (SSF) personnel on emerging digital technologies

Twenty-eight personnel from the Somali Security Forces participated in a Business Relationship Management (BRM) and Digital Transformation Workshop that sought to identify their operational pain points and innovative technological solutions

"We aim to ensure that, as we support the transition from the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) to the Somali Security Forces (SSF), we are facilitating the handover to an empowered, well-equipped force with clear capacities,” said the Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) and Head of UNSOS, Dr Aisa Kacyira…

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United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) commended for nurturing the next generation of Somali Aviators

A symbol of growing confidence in Somalia’s aviation industry, MAC, with the support of UNSOS, has introduced young Somalis to diverse career possibilities in the aviation world

When Maryan Mohamed Ali enrolled at Mogadishu Aviation College two years ago, she had reservations about securing industrial attachment opportunities due to the limited aviation prospects in Somalia. Born and raised in Mogadishu, Maryan was fortunate to be selected among the few students for an industrial attachment at the United…

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Under Secretary-General Khare Commends Somalia’s Resilience, Pledges Continued United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) Support

Through the UNSOS administered Somalia Trust Fund, the UN body has provided non-lethal logistical support to the Somali Security Forces engaged in joint or coordinated operations with ATMIS troops

Wrapping up his three-day solidarity visit to Somalia, UN Under Secretary-General Atul Khare highlighted the significant role played by the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS), noting that the future role of the UN logistical support body in Somalia will be determined as part of the post-2024 discussions on…

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Head of the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) reaffirms UN commitment to the Somalia transition process

The UN body is mandated to provide logistical support to ATMIS and Somali security forces working in joint operations with the AU peacekeeping forces

The Head of the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS), Assistant Secretary-General Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira, on Wednesday affirmed the United Nations commitment to enhance collaboration among the key actors to ensure a successful transition process. Dr. Kacyira was part of a high level delegation of officials from the…

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On visit to Kismayo, Head of United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) reassures United Nations support to Somalia peace process

The Head of UNSOS made the remarks during a meeting with the UN and the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) personnel based in Kismayo

On her maiden visit to Kismayo, the Head of United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS), Assistant-Secretary General Ms. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira, reiterated UNSOS’ commitment to providing effective and responsible logistics support to ATMIS and SSF as its contribution to the overall strengthening of peace and security in the Horn of Africa…

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United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) help train African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) officers on fuel supply and consumption

The workshop came at a time when ATMIS is preparing to conduct an assessment to inform the next phase of planned troop withdrawal for September 2023

To ensure environmental safety and energy efficiency, the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), with the support of United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS), recently helped train military and police personnel on efficient use of fuel resources.  A joint fuel logistic workshop, organized by UNSOS Fuel Unit, and…

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The United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) trains African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) and Movement Control Unit (MOVCON) staff on how to handle dangerous cargoes

The training is designed to increase the awareness of aviation staff about international standards and procedures for handling, preparing, and storing consignments

Nadia Omar (not her real name) swapped her youthful ambition of working in public health for a career in aviation and is now based at the United Nations terminal at Mogadishu’s Aden Abdulle International Airport where she tracks flight manifests. After graduating with a degree in public health, the middle-aged…

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The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) hands over Maslah Forward Operating Base to the Federal Government of Somalia with support from United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS)

Ambassador Souef emphasized the key role the FOB has played in securing the capital, Mogadishu, and facilitating the Mission’s military operations

The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) has officially handed over Maslah Forward Operating Base (FOB) to the Federal Government of Somalia, ceding control of the facility it had occupied since 2012. The handover of the FOB was supported by the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS). The…