Posts Tagged ‘Transitional Federal Institutions’

Somalia:Ban welcomes political deal reached at Somali constitutional conference – UN NEWS

Monday, February 20, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 20, 2012

Right:UN Special Representative to Somalia, Ambassador Augustine P. Mahiga addresses participants of the Second Somalia National Consultative Constitutional Conference held in Garowe, Puntland, Somalia. RM Photo/17 February 2012.

UNITED NATIONS, 19 February 2012 –Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the political agreement reached by Somalis at a national constitutional conference, saying the accord “sets out clear steps for ending the transition and putting in place a constitutional order” in the war-scarred, impoverished country. Read more…

UN:Recent gains provide hope to advance Somali peace process – Ban

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 24,2011


Somali refugees at the world’s largest refugee complex at Dadaab in north-east Kenya – Photo:UN.

UNITED NATIONS, 23 September 2011 –Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on Somali leaders and their international partners to take advantage of Read more…

With stalemate broken, Ban urges Somalis to focus on completing transition

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 14,2011
10 June 2011 –Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the Somali parties to move forward with key transitional tasks, such as completing the new constitution, now that a deal has been reached to overcome the dispute between the country’s Read more…

Somali leaders agree to extend transitional period for 12 months

Friday, June 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 10,2011

KAMPALA, June 9 (Xinhua) — Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and the country’s Parliament Speaker Shariff Hassan Sheikh Aden on Thursday signed an agreement here extending the country’s transitional period for 12 Read more…

Somali prime minister warns of “descent into political instability”

Thursday, May 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 12,2011

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (left), Prime Minister of the Somali Republic, addresses a Security Council meeting on the situation in his country.

UNITED NATIONS, May 11 (Xinhua) — Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed, the prime minister of the UN-backed Transitional Federal Government of Somalia (TFG), on Wednesday warned of a “descent into political instability” in the Horn of Africa country, saying that his nation “is at war with internal and external extremist forces and with a debilitating issue of piracy.”

“The most disturbing consequence of this Read more…

Somalia:UN-backed forum identifies areas of common ground on ending Somalia’s transition

Thursday, April 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 14,2011

13 April 2011 –A United Nations-backed meeting on Somalia concluded today with participants agreeing on the need to strengthen security and redouble efforts to combat extremism in the Horn of Africa nation, as well as complete a number of tasks before Read more…

Somalia:Somalis should be primary beneficiaries of High Level Consultative meeting

Friday, April 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 08,2011.


Nairobi, 07 April 2011 – Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General Read more…