Closure of UNPOS
The United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS) completed its Security Council mandate on 3 June 2013. The United Nations continues to provide support to the Somalia Federal Government's peace and reconciliation efforts through the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), established by Security Council resolution 2101 (2013).
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14 Dec 2009
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issues a statement condemning the looting of UN offices in Somalia. The US also issues a condemnation noting that while the Somali Government pursues broad-based peace and reconciliation efforts, al-Shabab chooses violence, including amputations and suicide bombings.