Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

United Arab Emirates continues distributing food items to those affected by drought in Somalia

Over the past week, the distribution of aid due to drought was expanded to include food support to the displaced in the most affected areas

UAE relief efforts continue to provide support to the Somali people by meeting the needs of more than 2.5 million residents affected by drought. A UAE aid ship carrying over 1,000 tonnes of food and relief items arrived at the port of the capital, Mogadishu, last month in coordination with…

European Union External Action: The Diplomatic Service of the European Union
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    • Since the activation of this EU Operation, in December 2008, ATALANTA has ensured the delivery of more than ten and a half million (10.5 M) tons of food in the entire area of operation
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Source: European Union External Action: The Diplomatic Service of the European Union |

World Food Programme 3 Million Metric Tons of Food Delivered to Somalia

Since the activation of this EU Operation, in December 2008, ATALANTA has ensured the delivery of more than ten and a half million (10.5 M) tons of food in the entire area of operation

Last week, the United Nations World Food Program (UN WFP) reached the impressive three million (3 M) metric tons of food and first need items successfully transported and delivered to Somalia by merchant vessels protected or monitored by EUNAVFOR ATALANTA. Hopeful news, especially at a time when the consequences of…

Source: United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) |

Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Somalia

He extends his condolences to the families of the bereaved as well as the Government and people of Somalia. He wishes a swift recovery to the injured

The Secretary-General condemns today’s attacks in Beletweyne, HirShabelle, perpetrated by Al-Shabaab, which resulted in many casualties, including state officials.  He extends his condolences to the families of the bereaved as well as the Government and people of Somalia. He wishes a swift recovery to the injured.  The Secretary-General reaffirms the…

EU Capacity Building Mission in Somalia (EUCAP Somalia)
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Source: EU Capacity Building Mission in Somalia (EUCAP Somalia) |

Face to face with Carlos Aldereguia, European Union Capacity Building Mission (EUCAP) Somalia Senior Coast Guard Advisor

As one of the objectives of the mission is to support Somali maritime sector, though the EU comprehensive approach, the sustainable and profitable development of the fisheries sector is a key for Somalia

Carlos is a fishery expert who joined the mission at the beginning of the year. He is a naval engineer, with degrees in Law and Information Science, a Master in Information Science and currently doing a PhD on Law, namely on the decision-making process in the EU Fisheries Policy and…

Source: African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) |

Somali Police Force recruits complete training in Jubaland State

The personnel were part of the fifth batch of recruits to complete training designed to strengthen the Somali Police Force (SPF)

A total of 150 police personnel in Jubaland State of Somalia have graduated following three months of basic recruit training conducted by the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS). The personnel were part of the fifth batch of recruits to complete training designed to strengthen the Somali Police Force…

Source: African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) |

Somali Police Force officers undertake training to enhance efficiency in operations

This capacity building exercise is supported by the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) under its Police Reforms

A weeklong training to enhance efficiency in the management of police assets has started in Mogadishu, Somalia, for officers of the Somali Police Force (SPF). Attended by ten SPF officers from the department of logistics, this capacity building exercise is supported by the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS)…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Qatar Strongly Condemns Bombing in Somalia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterates Qatar's firm position rejecting violence and terrorism, regardless of the motives and reasons

The State of Qatar expresses its strong condemnation and denunciation of the bombing that targeted a military base west of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing one person and wounding several others. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterates Qatar's firm position rejecting violence and terrorism, regardless of the motives and reasons.…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Turkey: Press Release Regarding the Terrorist Attack in Somalia

Türkiye will continue to support Somalia's fight against terrorism with all her means

We are deeply saddened to learn that many people lost their lives and were injured in the terror attack targeting the General Dhagabadan military facility that took place on 25 September in Mogadishu, Somalia. We condemn the heinous terrorist attack in the strongest possible terms and wish Allah's mercy upon…

Source: African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) |

The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) military officers complete training to bolster mission objectives

The call was made during the induction course of 30 officers who recently joined the mission to serve in various capacities at ATMIS Force Headquarters

Military staff officers deployed to serve under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) have been tasked to embrace the values of the mission in order to help strengthen the objective of restoring peace and stability to Somalia. The call was made during the induction course of 30 officers…

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African Union (AU) officials cheer recovering African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) soldiers in Nairobi hospitals

AU officials conduct regular hospital visits to check on the brave men and women of the mission as they recover from various injuries and illnesses

High-level officials from the African Union Headquarters and the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), have visited injured soldiers from the mission at various hospitals in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, to check on their wellbeing and welfare. As ATMIS supports the Somali National Army (SNA) and security forces in the…