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
In his statement to the Security Council, the SRSG asks the Council for political and financial support to the Somali Government, immediate and concrete support to AMISOM as well as the regional organization, IGAD, and continued support in the fight against piracy. At the same time, US Permanent Representative to the UN Susan Rice, speaking before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says Eritrea's arming and funding insurgents is unacceptable and warns the that government to stop financial support to the Somali opposition or face possible sanctions.