In a country where only 30 per cent of school-aged children attend classes, the Somalia Humanitarian Fund is helping train teachers and increase enrollment rates in southwestern Somalia.
The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General encourages all stakeholders concerned to find constructive solutions for the benefit of the suffering civilians, especially the women and children.
Further aid, including more emergency tents, sleeping mats, mosquito nets and solar lamps, is set to be delivered in the coming weeks.
Recent events foster hope for stability in Mali despite spread of insecurity and extremism across the Sahel
Successful presidential elections, the signing of the new Pact for Peace and a drop in peacekeeper deaths could lend a new momentum to Mali's overall peace process.