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UN Calls for Expansion of Civic Space in Somalia

The United Nations has called upon authorities in Somalia to expand civic space within the country.

Officials from the UN issued this call on Friday at the closing ceremony of a 2-day symposium in Mogadishu.

The symposium was organised by the Somali Women and Child Care Association (SWCCA) and the UN Somalia Assistance Mission (UNSOM).

The symposium ran from August 23-25.

Furthermore, participants at the symposium called for enhancement of human rights advocacy.