, which began operations earlier this month, is tasked by the UN Security Council to offer expertise in areas ranging from the political process to disarmament to help the country consolidate and build on hard-won gains towards peace, reconciliation and stability.
A community-based medical school, UNSOM
partners with hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout the state, including serving in leadership roles at University Medical Center, one of the busiest trauma centers in the U.
One of the key recommendations will also be UNSOS' provision of logistical support to 22, 126 AMISOM uniformed personnel, 70 AMISOM civilians, 10,900 SNA troops when in joint operations with AMISOM and UNSOM
said that it is working closely with local partners, the federal government, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and others to reinvigorate peaceful talks and reconciliation efforts.
The review found that UNSOA has contributed positively to the gains made by AMISOM and UNSOM
UNSOM through its Rule of Law and Security Institutions Group extends technical support to boost the capacity of the Custodial Corps, support development of infrastructure and coordinate international efforts to assist the custodial service.
Mohamed Sheikh Omar, Commander of Mogadishu Central Prison, was glad to receive UNSOM officials at the premises.
UNSOM officials also underscored the importance of effective correctional facilities to avoid relapse into crime.
I think this is going to inform the government, the business community and the international community that there is a lot more to be done in the prisons to save our brothers and sisters who are inside here and that it is our duty to bring these people out of the prisons better than when they went in," said Francis Benon, UNSOM Corrections Officer.
The 15 member council reiterated their full support to both the Special Representative of the Secretary General Nicholas Kay and UNSOM
, as well as to the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the AU Commission Maman Sidikou and AMISOM as they continue to deliver their respective mandates and underlined their resolute support for the peace and reconciliation process in Somalia.
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 14 (KUNA) -- The UN Security Council welcomed the deployment of UNSOM, and looked forward to it playing an effective role in support of the Federal Government of Somalia.
The members of the Council welcomed the recent agreement between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Interim Jubba Administration, and commended the Government of Ethiopia, IGAD, the AU and UNSOM for their role in facilitating discussions.