UN Security Council convenes on Somalia1 min read
The United Nations Security Council will hold a meeting later today to discuss the situation in Somalia, which will address security, elections and drought.
The meeting, which opens at 6:00 pm Horn of Africa time, will focus on the latest developments and humanitarian issues.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, James Swan, will also deliver a keynote address on the transition process in Somalia and the implementation of the electoral agreement.
The Security Council will also convene a meeting of the outgoing AMISOM mission to discuss Somalia’s transition plans.
Francisco Madeira, Head of AMSIOM Mission, will also address the conference and deliver a keynote address on AMISOM’s mission and future.
The three-month extension of AMISOM’s mandate ends on March 31, 2022, but will be transformed into a temporary one.
The UN Security Council meeting on the situation in Somalia comes at a time when the country is in a state of transition and parliamentary elections are underway.