Chronology of Events
The International Contact Group meets under the SRSG's chairmanship in New York. A final...The AU holds a meeting of the Peace and Security Council to discuss the reinforcement of AMISOM to be phased with the orderly withdrawal of Ethiopian troops.President Abdullahi Yusuf formerly announces his resignation in a statement, which he delivered before Parliament and Cabinet members in Baidoa.Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Somalia. More...The Arta AgreementA Reconciliation Conference for more than 2,500 participants from all sections of Somali society met from May to August in Arta, Djibouti. A National Parliament was formed, Dr. Abdikassim Salad Hassan was elected president and...Sodere and Cairo AgreementEarlier peace agreements include the Sodere Agreement (1996) and the Cairo Agreement (1997) where Somali faction leaders agreed on a National Salvation Council to oppose General Aided. This was preceded...The Secretary-General establishes the United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS) to pursue peace and reconciliation through contacts with Somali leaders, civic organisations, and the states and organisations concerned.UNOSOM's mandate expires. Peacekeepers departed earlier that month.Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Somalia. More...Although faction leaders fail to comply with ceasefire agreements, the Security Council decides to extend UNOSOM for a final period urging factions to enact a ceasefire and form a Government of national unity.