Who we are
The United Nations Association of Somalia, UNASOM, is a non-governmental and non-political organization, founded in Mogadishu in 2008. The Association is a member of the World Federation of UN Associations, WFUNA). WFUNA was founded in 1946 as a “peoples’ movement in support of the United Nations”.
UNASOM works to promote the aims, objectives, principles and ideals of the UN in Somalia as enshrined in the UN Charter. It works on informing its membership and the public in general about the United Nations system and on organizing educational and other programs in accordance with the UN Charter .
It also acts on raising public awareness about the significance of cooperation between nations and countries in peace maintenance, respect for the human rights and overall development and progress in the world. The United Nations Association of Somalia has individual and collective membership.