The UN Security Council and League of Arab States need to improve coordination of support in Somalia according to the British Ambassador to the UN.
The 15-member Security Council met the Arab League in Cairo following a visit to Somalia and Kenya.
Daniel Dickinson has more details.
Speaking at what was described as the first ever joint meeting of the Security Council and the 22-member League of Arab States, the British Ambassador, Matthew Rycroft said the two bodies needed to do a better job at coordinating support to Somalia.
The Horn of Africa country continues to recover from the effects of two decades without a functioning government as well as conflict and drought.
Council members visited the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday.
The joint meeting also focused on Libya and the issue of migration.
A minute’s silence was held to honour the 66 people who died when an EgyptAir plane crashed in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday.
Daniel Dickinson, United Nations
Source: United Nations Radio.