21 September 2016, New York
H.E. Minister Abdusalam H. Omer co-hosted the pledging conference on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York for the UN Peacebuilding Fund with H.E. Banki Moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations.
In his statement, Minister Omer shared Somalia’s experiences of conflict and the current efforts of the Government to rebuild the country. Minister Abdusalam urged the international community to invest in peacebuilding as a means of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and empowering those most vulnerable in the world.