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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21 Dec 2009
The Security Council establishes the UN Operation in Somalia (UNOSOM I) to reconcile the warring factions, monitor a ceasefire in the capital, Mogadishu, and protect UN personnel, equipment and supplies. UNOSOM troops guard Somalia's seaports and airports and escort humanitarian convoys to distribution centers in the city and its immediate environs.