Monday, April 23, 2012

UN INFORMATION ON SOMALIA

Information on Somalia

UN Entities
United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS): http://unpos.unmissions.org/

UNPOS was established on 15 April 1995 to advance the cause of peace and reconciliation through

contacts with Somali leaders, civic organizations and the States and organizations concerned.

Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009)

concerning Somalia and Eritrea: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/751/index.shtml

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Somalia: http://www.unocha.org/where-we-work/somalia

ReliefWeb (OCHA) - Somalia: http://reliefweb.int/taxonomy/term/216

Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) - Somalia:
http://www.irinnews.org/Africa-Country.aspx?Country=SO

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights - Somalia:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Countries/AfricaRegion/Pages/SOIndex.aspx

Independent Expert appointed by the Secretary-General on the situation of

human rights in Somaliahttp://www2.ohchr.org/english/countries/so/mandate/index.htm

Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Children and

Armed Conflict – Developments in Somalia
http://www.un.org/children/conflict/english/somalia.html

International Maritime Organization (IMO) - Piracy and armed robbery against

ships: : http://www.imo.org/OurWork/Security/PiracyArmedRobbery/Pages/Default.aspx

UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Somalia: http://www.so.undp.org/

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) – Somalia:

http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/page?page=49e483ad6

UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) - Somalia:

http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/somalia.html

UN Office on Drugs and Crime - UNODC and piracy:

http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/piracy/?ref=menuside

World Food Programme (WFP) – Somalia:

http://www.wfp.org/country_brief/indexcountry.asp?country=706

World Bank – Somalia: http://www.worldbank.org/somalia

UN Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) – Somalia Maps:

http://unosat.web.cern.ch/unosat/asp/prod_free.asp?id=28

Security Council Meetings on Somalia

2012: 5 March, 22 February, 11 January

Meeting records, press releases and resolutions:

http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/resguide/scact2012.htm

2011: 13 December , 22 November, 31 and 24 October, 30 and 14 September, 10

August, 29 July, 24 and 21 June, 11 May, 11 April, 17 and 10 March, 25 and 14 January

Meeting records, press releases and resolutions:

http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/resguide/scact2011.htm

Earlier years: http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/resguide/scact.htm

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