Chronology of Events
The Joint Security Committee (JSC) holds its 10th Meeting in Mogadishu. Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) Augustine P. Mahiga...The Security Council meets to consider the situation in Somalia, focusing on the Secretary-General's Report on the modalities for establishing specialized Somali anti-piracy courtsThe Security Council adoptes a presidential statement welcoming the signing of the Kampala Accord. [S/PRST/...Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali announces his new Cabinet made up of 18 ministers who are all new faces.Parliament approves the new Somali Cabinet submitted by Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali.An emergency meeting on the food and humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa convened by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization meets in Rome, where more than $120 million is pledged.Al-Shabaab announces its intention to leave Mogadishu and begins vacating key strategic points throughout the city, including Baakara Market.The UN Security Council meets to consider the situation in Somalia. [SRSG Statement]...President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed visits Puntland marking a new chapter in the relations between the Transitional Federal Government and Puntland. He invites President Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud 'Farole' of Puntland to attend the Consultative Meeting....During the Consultative Meeting in Mogadishu, Puntland President Farole, and Mohamed Ahmed Alin, President of Galmudug State adopt a plan to ensure improved communication....