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UN Looks to Expand Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia

The Security Council today discussed a revised United Nations presence in Somalia to support recent political gains and to address the urgent ongoing humanitarian and human rights situations.

“This period of transformation, with its opportunities and challenges, requires a step change in the United Nations support to peacebuilding in Somalia,” the Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Tayé-Brook Zerihoun, told the Council.

Source: UN News Service. Read full article. (link)

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