UN Documents for Somalia

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
12 November 2020 S/RES/2551 This resolution renewied the partial lifting of the arms embargo on Somali security forces, the authorisation for maritime interdiction to enforce the embargo on illicit arms imports and charcoal exports, and humanitarian exemptions to the regime. The resolution also renewed the mandate of the Somalia Panel of Experts until 15 December 2021.
28 August 2020 S/RES/2540 This resolution extended UNSOM’s mandate for 12 months until 31 August 2021.
22 June 2020 S/RES/2527 This renewed the mandate of UNSOM until 31 August 2020 through a technical rollover.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
7 June 2018 S/PRST/2018/13 This was a presidential statement welcoming the conditions-based transition plan in Somalia for the progressive transfer of security responsibilities to national forces.
9 August 2017 S/PRST/2017/14 This was on the threat of famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and north-east Nigeria.
10 February 2017 S/PRST/2017/3 This presidential statement welcomed the conclusion of the electoral process.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
2 November 2020 S/2020/1072 The annual report on the situation regarding piracy and armed robbery off the coast of Somalia. For the first time, there were no reported incidents.
13 August 2020 S/2020/798 This Secretary-General's report covers major developments in Somalia from 5 May to 4 August 2020.
13 May 2020 S/2020/398 This was a report on the activities of UNSOM. 
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
15 October 2020 S/2020/1004 As requested by resolution 2498 (2019), the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs delivered a report detailing the delivery of humanitarian assistance in Somalia and any impediments present.
28 September 2020 S/2020/949 The final report of the Panel of Experts on Somalia, which continued to illustrate the damaging impact of Al-Shabaab.
1 November 2019 S/2019/858 This was the final report of the Panel of Experts on Somalia.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
30 October 2020 S/2020/1079 A copy of the 28 October briefing provided by Ambassador Philippe Kridelka (Belgium) in his capacity as Chair of the 751 Somalia Sanctions Committee.
1 September 2020 S/2020/858 This letter concerned the adoption of resolution 2540, including members' votes, an explanation after the vote by the US, and a statement submitted by Somalia.
23 June 2020 S/2020/573 This was the adoption of resolution 2527.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
12 November 2020 S/PV.8775 This covered the adoption of resolution 2551 (2020), including several explanations after the vote. China and Russia abstained from this resolution renewing elements of the Somalia sanctions regime.
20 August 2020 S/PV.8755 This were briefing and consultations on Somalia with James Swan, Special Representative and head of UNSOM, and Francisco Madeira, AU Special Representative, briefing the Council.
24 February 2020 S/PV.8731 This meeting discussed the situation in Somalia and the latest report, covering 5 November 2019 to 4 February 2020.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
28 February 2020 SC/14133 This press statement reiterated the Council's support for Somalia to hold elections in late 2020 or 2021, as planned. It welcomed the enactment of the Electoral Law but noted that essential issues need resolving.
29 December 2019 SC/14067 Security Council members issued this press statement to condemn the deadly terrorist attack of 28 December 2019 at the Ex-control Afgoye Junction in Mogadishu.
25 November 2019 SC/14034 In this press statement Council members focused on efforts needed to have free, fair, and inclusive elections in Somalia.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
24 June 2010 A/RES/64/287 This was the General Assembly resolution on financing of UN support to AMISOM for the period from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011.
23 June 2009 A/C.5/63/L.66 This was a draft resolution on financing of activities arising from Security Council resolution 1863 (2009).
7 April 2009 A/RES/63/275 This was the GA resolution on financing the activities arising from Security Council resolution 1863 (2009).
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
28 September 2018 A/HRC/RES/39/23 The Human Rights Council adopted without a vote a resolution on assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights.
19 July 2018 A/HRC/39/72 This was the report of the independent expert on human rights in Somalia.
13 April 2016 A/HRC/32/12 This was the report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review on Somalia.
Selected Notes by the President of the Security Council View All
29 March 1995 S/1995/234 This note indicated that the Council agreed to implement measures to make the sanctions committees more transparent by, inter alia, increasing the practice of issuing press releases after Committee meetings.
Selected Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict Documents View All
13 July 2017 S/AC.51/2017/2 This was the conclusions of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict on children and armed conflict in Somalia.
Selected Other Documents View All
13 July 2007 S/2007/421/Corr.1 This was the corrigendum of the report of the Security Council mission to Addis Ababa, Khartoum, Accra, Abidjan and Kinshasa, from14 to 21 June 2007.
11 July 2007 S/2007/421 This was a report of the Security Council mission to Addis Ababa, Khartoum, Accra, Abidjan and Kinshasa, from14 to 21 June 2007.
2 July 2007 DP/DCP/SOM/1/Rev.1 This was the UNDP draft country programme document for Somalia (2008-2009).