Posted by: africanpressorganization | 25 November 2008

Somalia / Two-day workshop to address the critical challenges of justice and reconciliation in Somalia.

 

 


 

 

Somalia / Two-day workshop to address the critical challenges of justice and reconciliation in Somalia.

 

MOGADISHU, Somalia, November 25, 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Daily press briefing by the offices of the spokesperson for the UN secretary-general

And the spokesperson for the general assembly president

 

 

The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, has welcomed the convening of a two-day workshop to address the critical challenges of justice and reconciliation in Somalia.

 

In a statement, copies of which are available upstairs, Ould-Abdallah said he was pleased that both the Transitional Federal Government and the Alliance for the Re-Liberation of Somalia have stated their commitment to addressing issues of impunity.  He exhorts the two parties to the Djibouti Agreement to proceed with the establishment of a working group to facilitate talks on the formation of appropriate mechanisms to address impunity.  He recalled their agreement in Djibouti to examine the possibility of creating a commission of inquiry and an international court.

 

 

SOURCE : United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General


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