Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - May 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Somalia: Flash Floods - Apr 2018
- Somalia: Measles Outbreak - Dec 2016
- Somalia: Floods - May 2016
- Somalia: Cholera Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Megh - Nov 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Chapala - Nov 2015
- Somalia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Somalia: Drought - 2015-2018
Nairobi, 27 August 2018. The Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) held its 26th Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 August 2018. The Chiefs of Defense Forces/Staff (CDF/S) or designated representatives of AMSIOM Troop/Police Contributing Countries (Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda) attended the meeting. The Somalia National Security Advisor (NSA) and the CDF attended the MOCC.
Following the conclusion of the 31st AU Summit held in Nouakchott, Mauritania from the 25th of June to 2nd July 2018, the key activities, decisions and declarations of the Summit are provided below.
1. AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AfCFTA)
• 49 of the 55 member states of the African Union (AU) have now signed the agreement establishing the AfCFTA. While six countries 6 have ratified the agreement
The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 782nd meeting held on 27 June 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania, adopted the following decision on the Report of the Chairperson of the AU Commission on the AU-United Nations (UN) Joint Review of the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and renewal of the mandate of AMISOM:
1.Takes note of the Report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the AU-UN Joint Review of AMISOM, as well as of the briefing made by Ambassador Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security;
Addis Ababa, 05 May 2018. The Commissioner for Peace and Security - Amb. Smail Chergui and the Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia – H.E. Hassan Ali Khayre exchanged views on AU’s support to the Somali Transition Plan and the upcoming AU-UN Joint Review of AMISOM. During the discussion, Amb. Smail Chergui made reference to the Communique of the Peace and Security Council adopted at its 769th Meeting held on Monday 30 April 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia which commends the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) for the finalization of the Somalia Transition Plan.
Mogadishu, 21 March 2018 - The third intelligence and information sharing conference, aimed at forging closer working ties between various intelligence actors in Somalia, concluded in the capital Mogadishu today, after three days of deliberations.
The Deputy Force Commander of the AU Mission in Somalia, Maj-Gen Charles Tai Gituai called for more efficient intelligence sharing modalities among the actors, in order to maximize results, during the opening of the conference on Monday.
Mogadishu, 23 February 2017 - The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, yesterday held a roundtable discussion with the Somali public on the achievements and challenges facing the 11-year-old African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 753rd meeting, held on 15 February 2018, adopted the following decision on the political stabilization process in Somalia and on the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) activities and exit strategy:
The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 741st meeting held on 19 December 2017, received a briefing on the situation in Somalia and the implementation of the mandate of the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), and adopted the following decision:
Mogadishu, 26 October 2017 – A crisis meeting bringing together the African Union (AU), United Nations (UN), the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and other key stakeholders to review the recent bomb attack in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, yesterday agreed on key measures aimed at deterring future attacks.
On 15 September 2017, the United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its thirteenth consultative meeting at UN Headquarters, in New York, on the margins of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The United Nations, the African Union, the European Union, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are closely following developments in HirShabelle following the announcement by the State Assembly that it had impeached President Ali Abdullahi Osoble on 14 August. While noting that Mr.
The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 700th meeting held on 12 July 2017, adopted the following decision on the Report of the Chairperson of the AU Commission on AU-United Nations (UN) Joint Review on the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), renewal of the mandate of AMISOM and on the Report on the Ten-Year Lessons Learned on AMISOM:
(Nairobi, 13 June 2017): International partners have made financial pledges in support of humanitarian response efforts in the drought-hit Horn of Africa after a visit to Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya.
A delegation led by the African Union and the United Nations concluded a five-day visit to the Horn of Africa in Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday, after visiting drought-affected communities in Ethiopia and Somalia. It included representatives from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the African Development Bank, the USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance and the World Bank.
Nairobi, Kenya, 19 May 2017 - The AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Amb. Smail Chergui, and the Chief of Defense Staff of the Somali National Army (SNA), General Ahmed Jimaale Geedi, launched the Joint African Union – Somalia Task Force, as agreed between the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, during his official visit to the African Union Commission Headquarters, in Addis Ababa, on 4 May 2017.
Addis Ababa, Thursday, 4 May 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC),
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 684th meeting held on 28 April 2017, adopted the following decision on the situation in Somalia and the implementation of the mandate of the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM):