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European Union and UNMAS clear Central Mogadishu  of Unexploded Ordnance

09/04/2014 - European Union and UNMAS clear Central Mogadishu of Unexploded Ordnance

Today, the Federal Government represented by Prime Minister Abdiweli together with the European Union (EU) and United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) declared Central Mogadishu free from all known unexploded ordnance.In a ceremony attended by the Prime Minister of Somalia and senior officials from the European Union and United Nations, a map showing 13 cleared districts of the capital city was handed over from EU Special Envoy to Somalia, Michele Cervone d'Urso, to Prime Minister Abdiweli. Beginning 2010, the EU together with implementing partner UNMAS, systematically cleared Mogadishu of almost 1,000 items of unexploded ordnance which, over the course of twenty years of civil war, had littered the city, endangering the lives of its inhabitants. For more pdf - 274 KB [274 KB] Soomaaliga (so) His Excellency Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed attended a meeting with the EU and UNMAS.

European Union Ambassadors meet Puntland's President for talks on maritime priorities

27/03/2014 - European Union Ambassadors meet Puntland's President for talks on maritime priorities

Today, the European Union Ambassadors met with the President of Puntland, Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, and his Cabinet on board the French EU Naval Force flagship, FS Siroco to discuss key issues related to political, security and development cooperation, and to participate in a special session on maritime security.The event builds on two previous meetings held last year at sea with Somali Federal authorities off the coast of Mogadishu and aims to further foster the partnership between Somalia, the European Union and its member states. Read more pdf - 511 KB [511 KB] Soomaaliga (so)

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