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Speeches and Opinion Articles

June 18, 2012 How to Help Somalia; President Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud (Farole)

February 5, 2012 Speech at 21st Meeting of the International Contact Group on Somalia; President Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud (Farole); Djibouti City, Djibouti

December 21, 2011 Speech at Somalia National Consultative Constitutional Conference; President Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud (Farole); Garowe, Puntland State of Somalia

October 20, 2011 Speech at Combating Piracy Week Conference; President Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud (Farole); London, United Kingdom

October 19, 2011 Speech at Chatham House; President Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud (Farole); London, United Kingdom

May 25, 2011 Speech at the U.N. Security Council Meeting on Somalia; President Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud (Farole); Nairobi, Kenya

Press Releases

June 8, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Forces Deploy in Strategic Coastal Towns

June 5, 2012 Update on Puntland Maritime Police Force’s Successful Operation in the Bargaal District

May 31, 2012 Ministry of Security and DDR Puntland State Of Somalia: Update On Investigation Into Death Of PMPF Trainer

May 27, 2012 Ministry of Security and DDR Puntland State Of Somalia: Puntland Maritime Police Force Arrests 11 Pirates

April 28, 2012 Ministry of Security and DDR Statement on Death of PMPF Trainer

April 27, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force Announces Death of Training Mentor

April 26, 2012 Arrival of Puntland Maritime Police Force Drives Pirates from Town of Iskushuban

April 26, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force to Begin Training Intake of Recruits from Transitional Federal Government of Somalia

April 22, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force Provides Security for Italian Special Envoy to Somalia’s Trip to Eyl

April 22, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force Assists in Securing Garowe Conference III

March 30, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force Receives Supplies to Bolster Law Enforcement Capacity Building Efforts

March 23, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force Helps Recover Fishing Vessel Stranded on the Coast North of Eyl

March 21, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF) Presents Footballs to Eyl’s Youth Council

March 17, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force and the Citizens of Eyl Work to Relocate the Town’s Landfill

March 12, 2012 Eyl Mayor and Puntland Maritime Police Force Agree to Begin Urban Patrols to Protect Eyl Residents and Prevent the Return of Pirates

March 4, 2012 Puntland State of Somalia Delivers Second Anti-Piracy Recruiting Intake for Coastal Police Force

March 2, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force Task Force Welcomed in Eyl

February 21, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force Helps Secure the 2nd Somalia National Constitutional Congress

February 13, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force Completes Renovation of Primary School in Qaw, Continues to Provide Vital Humanitarian Support to Puntland Communities

February 9, 2012 Puntland Maritime Police Force Provides Emergency Medical Assistance To Survivors Of Boat Accident Off The Coast Of Ceelayo


Background Materials

Fact Sheet – webpage or downloadable PDF

Answers to frequently asked questions

PMPF Overview

News Stories and Reports

June 21, 2012 Some Somalis Fight Slavery Despite Failed State; Voice of America

June 20, 2012 Combating Piracy: Challenges and Opportunities for Regional and Private-Sector Involvement; Center for Strategic and International Studies

June 13, 2012 Puntland Stabilizing Cities After Pirates Flee; Somalia Report

May 28, 2012 Somalia’s Puntland police arrest 11 pirates; Reuters

March 18, 2012 Puntland Officials and UN Delegation Visit Eyl; allAfrica

March 6, 2012 Towards an Enduring Counter-Piracy Partnership: Prospects for NATO-AU Cooperation; Atlantic Council of Canada

February 23, 2012 Puntland Counter-piracy Force Poised to Launch; Lloyd’s List

February 9, 2012 New Force Assists Survivors of Boat Tragedy; Somalia Report

November 10, 2011 Puntland: Fight Pirates on Land; Somalia Report

May 10, 2011 US Senator Kirk Reports on his Trip to Somalia; Somalia Report

March 31, 2011 Puntland Government Delivers Food and Water; Somalia Report

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