Military operations and the worsening humanitarian situation will expose Somalis to violations of human rights and international humanitarian law. Constitutional development will require consensus-building, dialogue and consultations at different levels to address all issues related to federalism.Strengthening conflict resolution capacities is another. These inevitably persist but there is a surprising degree of international con­sensus that chaos in Somalia is in no-one’s interest. Michael Keating is the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia. Somali security forces are under resourced, irregularly paid, fragmented, often privatised and largely unaccountable.But building trusted security forces that are acceptable to all Somalis is essential. A Week in the Life of Michael Keating. As the Secretary-General said on his first field visit since taking office, Somalia is experiencing a moment of both tragedy and hope.Tragedy, because a drought-induced humanitarian crisis is now engulfing the country, with imminent risk of famine.Hope, because the recent electoral process has created momentum for fresh political engagement amongst Somalis.

We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Rapid scale-up of treatment and preventive measures are urgently needed before the rains, which will only further exacerbate the problem.The Famine Prevention Operational Plan seeks $825 million to reach 5.5 million people by June. 23 MARCH 2017 Mr. President, As the Secretary-General said on his first field visit since taking office, Somalia is experiencing a moment of both tragedy and hope. The plan is currently 32 per cent funded. They deserve our support, including incentives for the private sector. ... Somalia is a theatre in which regional rivalries have been played out for dec­ades. The announcement 48 hours ago of the cabinet, including six women, is another important step forward.Over six million Somalis -- half the total population -- are now in need of assistance. Michael Keating replaces Martin Griffiths, who is now the UN special rep in Yemen From 2016 to September 2018, Mr. Keating was the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia, based in Mogadishu. January 2013 ‘Dilemmas of Humanitarian Assistance in Afghanistan’ (1998) in ‘Fundamentalism Reborn?’ Ed William Maley, New York University Press 1998 Welcome back. This review, along with the results of the Strategic Assessment Mission, should help the Council decide on the way forward for AMISOM, including the use of assessed contributions.The results of the review are unlikely to be ready by 15 April, due to delays in the establishment of the new government.Security is not the only priority.

MICHAEL KEATING SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR SOMALIA. The inclusion of all sections of society -- including women, youth, minorities and business -- in the peaceful resolution of conflicts is vital.The UN will work in coordination with key international partners such as the AU, EU and IGAD,on this..Significant work is needed to improve the dismal human rights situation in Somalia. He has a Master of Arts in history from the Keating's private sector experience includes five years in financial publishing in the City of Keating began his international career as Special Assistant to From 2008 to 2010, Keating served as the Executive Director of the Returning to the United Nations, Keating was the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (under the leadership of Between 2012 and 2015, Keating worked as an advisor to a number of conflict mediation bodies, including Intermediate and In 2015, Keating was appointed an Associate Director at Keating has served as a Trustee or Board member for non profit bodies including Afghan ConnectionHe has written for a wide variety of journals, newspapers and other publications.