AMISOM, for Peace, Stability and Development in Somalia

   
   
Peace Process
   
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S.E. Dr Jean Ping,
Chaiperson,
African Union Commission
S.E. Mr. Ramatane Lamamra,
Commissioner for Peace & Security, African Union Commission
 
AMISOM Humanitarian activities
Humanitarian activities have made AMISOM very popular among the local Somalis
H.E. Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra,
Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia
AMISOM MISSION STATEMENT
 
AMISOM conducts a Peace Support Operation in Somalia to stabilize the security situation, including the take over from Ethiopian Forces, and to create a safe and secure environment in preparation for the transition to the UN.


AMISOM Latest Info

AU SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR SOMALIA CONDEMNS TODAY’S KILLING OF INNOCENT CIVILIANS IN MOGADISHU

Nairobi, May 1st, 2010: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia, Ambassador Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra wishes to express his shock and sadness at the killing of innocent civilians following a bomb explosion targeting a Mosque in the Bakara neighborhood of Mogadishu. Press Release
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AU SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR SOMALIA PRAISES PEACEKEEPERS FOR FOILING AN ATTEMPTED SUICIDE ATTACK

Nairobi, April 27th, 2010: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia Ambassador Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra has praised peacekeepers in the war torn country for foiling an attempted suicide attack by Armed Opposition Groups (AOGs) on the AMISOM base in Mogadishu. Press Release

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AMISOM DEPLOYS POLICE TRAINERS TO SOMALIA

Mogadishu, April 15th, 2010: The African Union Mission for Somalia (AMISOM) has deployed seven police trainers to Somalia as part of its mandate to train, mentor, monitor and advice the Somali Police Force (SPF) to bring it to international standards. Press Release

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TRANSITIONAL GOVERNMENT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH AHLU SUNNA

The Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia has signed a power-sharing agreement with the Ahlu Sunna Waljama’a (ASWJ) group. The Framework for Cooperation Agreement was formally signed on 15 March 2010, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia during a ceremony chaired by the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Jean Ping. Issue 3, March 2010

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Consultative / Needs Assessment Workshop for the African Union Capacity Building Project in support of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia, Kampala, Uganda, 24-26 March 2010. Communiqué

AMISOM HOLDS CONSULTATIVE NEEDS ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP FOR SOMALIA TRANSITIONAL FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (TFG) PUBLIC SERVICE

Kampala, March 24, 2010: The Chief of Land Forces of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) Lt. General Katumba Wamala says the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Somalia calls for urgent, immediate capacity for the Somalia Transitional Federal Government (TFG) to be able to deliver basic services for its people. more

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SOMALIA IS FRONTLINE IN GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST VIOLENT EXTREMISM

On 5 February 2010, Somali extremists announced that they were forming an alliance with Al Qaeda to establish an Islamic state in Somalia and fight a jihad across East Africa. This statement crystallizes what is at stake in a country that has been ripped apart by war for two decades.
Make no mistake about it. Issue 2, March 2010

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Invitation to the Opening ceremony of the Consultative/Needs Assessment Workshop for the African Union Capacity Building Project in support of Somalia Transitional Federal Government (TFG) at Africana Hotel in Kampala, Uganda, Wednesday 24th March, 2010 at 08:30hrs. MEDIA ADVISORY

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RESTORING PEACE IN SOMALIA FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION!


I am delighted to introduce this maiden issue of the AMISOM News Bulletin, which builds on the solid foundation laid by our AMISOM Newsletter. The Bulletin is an electronic bi-monthly round-up of news and activities from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). It is an informative record of the political, economic and humanitarian efforts undertaken by all stakeholders to achieve a peaceful settlement of the conflict in Somalia, as well as an update on the work of our valiant peacekeepers on the ground. Issue 1, February 2010

 

 

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AMISOM INDUCTS POLICE TRAINERS

Nairobi, February 21st 2010: The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has embarked on an induction course for 34 police officers who are expected to start training and mentoring members of the Somali Police Force. more

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COMMISSIONER LAMAMRA, SRCC VISIT MOGADISHU

Mogadishu, 25th January 2010 - The Commissioner for Peace and Security of the African Union Commission for Somalia Ramtame Lamamra and the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the AU Commission for Somalia paid a one day visit to Mogadishu, Somalia on Monday 25th January 2010. more

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SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION FOR SOMALIA

Ambassador Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra is the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia and Head of mission for AMISOM. more

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AMISOM DATES PARTNERS ON CAPACITY BUILDING FOR SOMALIA

The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia , Ambassador Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra says Somalia needs increased
support from members of the international community to end two decades of fighting. Weekly Issue # 1-2010



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AMISOM STAFF BID FAREWELL TO MR. NICOLAS BWAKIRA AND HIS SPECIAL ASSISTANT
Nairobi, November 13th, 2009 - The outgoing Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia Mr. Nicolas Bwakira says he is optimistic that the horn of African nation will achieve sustainable peace and stability. more

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AU SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR SOMALIA EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER THE HEIGHTENED TENSION IN THE SOMALIA REGION OF SOMALILAND
Nairobi, Thursday, September 10th, 2009 - The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia Mr. Nicolas Bwakira expresses his concern over the continued heightened tension in Somaliland. more
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KENYAN DEPUTY SPEAKER VISITS MOGADISHU

The Deputy Speaker of Kenya’s Parliament Hon. Maalim Farah Mohammed has
assured Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government and AMISOM of Kenya in
particular, and IGAD’s support to the peace process in Somalia. Weekly Issue # 15




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Addis-Abeba, Thursday 17th August, 2009 -The new force commander for AMISOM Maj. G. NATHAN MUGISHA, signing his contract in the presence of the DSRCC and Mr Bam AT THE AU HQ.











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During the meeting they reviewed the progress made towards peace and stability in Somalia.
The Somali President was in Nairobi, Kenya to attend the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) meeting. The president also met United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Photo
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13-15 Juillet 2009 - Joint AU/IGAD & UNPOS Technical/Experts Meeting on Capacity Building Support to Somalia, Nairobi, Kenya | Photo
- Communiqué
- Media Advisory
- STATEMENT BY THE AU SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR SOMALIA, AMBASSADOR NICOLAS BWAKIRA, AT THE OPENING SESSION OF THE TECHNICAL/EXPERTS AND AMBASSADORIAL MEETING ON CAPACITY BUILDING SUPPORT TO THE SOMALIA TRANSITIONAL FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 14-15 JULY 2009, LAICO REGENCY, NAIROBI, KENYA
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AU SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE APPLAUDS SOMALI GOVERNMENT ON LANDMARK ACHIEVEMENTS

Monday June 15th, 2009 - The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia Nicolas Bwakira has applauded the Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and his Transitional Federal Government (TFG) for making significant progress towards peace and stability in less than six months in office. more

 
 
 
 

 

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