The United Nations Support Office for AMISOM (UNSOA) is a field support operation led by the United Nations Department of Field Support (DFS).
UN Security Council Resolution 1863(2009) provides UNSOA with a mandate to deliver a logistics capacity support package to African Union Military Observer Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) critical in achieving its operational effectiveness and in preparation for a possible UN peacekeeping operation.
Burundian AU Troops wait to embark their plane after completing
a tour of duty in Somalia, with their Somalian service medals on display.
UN Photo/Stuart Price