Development leaders pledge to step up efforts in Somalia

At the recently held “Financial and Economic Issues in Somalia” conference in Kenya, United Nations and World Bank officials agreed to bolster efforts to guarantee a peaceful and prospering Somalia. The high-level meeting brought together leading international figures, who discussed Somalia’s economic growth, finance and debt issues. “This is an important and constructive step towards helping Somalia return to peace and stability,” remarked the U.N. secretary-general?s special representative, Ahmedou Ould-Abdullah. (Source: Stepped-up action needed to spur Somali economic growth and peace: UN/UN News Center)

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