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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7 May 2010
Nairobi, 6 May 2010 – The UN Special Representative for Somalia, Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, has said he is deeply shocked by the murder of the veteran journalist, Sheikh Nur Mohamed Abkey, by armed men in Mogadishu. The journalist, who was working for Radio Mogadishu, was killed on Tuesday, one day after World Press Freedom Day. [English] [Somali]