Rome and New York, 3 July 2012 – The Minister of Defense/Deputy Prime Minister of Somalia, Mr. Hussein Arab Isse, signed an Action Plan today committing to ending the recruitment and use of children by the Somali National Armed Forces.
Rome, 02 July 2012 – The Prime Minister thanked UNPOS for convening the meeting and Norway and the United States of America, the two co-chairs of this important event, for their commitment and hard work. He also thanked the Italian Government for it warm hospitality.
Rome, 02 July 2012 – SRSG Mahiga welcomed the convening of the 22nd meeting of the International Contact Group on Somalia and expressed his gratitude to Foreign Minister Terzi, the Government of Italy and colleagues from the Italian Foreign Ministry for hosting the meeting.
Mogadishu, 01 July 2012 – As Somalia celebrates 52 years of independence, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Dr. Augustine P. Mahiga, has commended the progress made in the country's constitution-making process.