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Somalia welcomes UN Security Council UNSOM Mandate extentention

NEW YORK (SD) – The United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution calling for the continued presence of the United Nations Office in Somalia under Ambassador James Swan.

UN Security Council Resolution 2632 was unanimously approved by the 15-member Security Council, which approved the extension of UN mandate until October. 31, 2022.

The United Nations Office in Somalia thanked UNSOM for its support to the Federal Government of Somalia in the run-up to the May 15, 2022 elections.

The Council also called on the Secretary-General to consult with the Federal Government of Somalia, to review UNSOM, and to carry out its mandate.

UNSOM supports Somalia in building peace and governance, protecting human rights, preventing gender-based violence, strengthening the judiciary and protecting the rights of women and children.

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