James Swan

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James Swan said : "In Somalia and elsewhere, millions of people are helped every day by United Nations agencies such as the World Health Organisation, World Food Programme, United Nations Children’s Fund, United Nations Development Programme. The UN works with governments to provide people access to food and shelter, health care, and education," External link

garoweonline Monday, September 21, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Your responses will help to inform global priorities, both now and going forward," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 5, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "For UN75 discussions to be meaningful, young people in particular must be at the forefront. Somali youth have a key role to play as Somalia has one the world's youngest populations, approximately 60 percent of the country's estimated population of 15.9 million people is under the age of 30," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 5, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

James Swan indiqué : "Vos réponses nous aiderons à rassembler des informations sur les priorités mondiales, à la fois pour aujourd'hui et pour l'avenir" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Your responses will help to inform global priorities, both now and going forward,” External link

shabelle Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “For UN75 discussions to be meaningful, young people in particular must be at the forefront. Somali youth have a key role to play as Somalia has one the world’s youngest populations, approximately 60 percent of the country’s estimated population of 15.9 million people is under the age of 30,” External link

shabelle Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Your responses will help to inform global priorities, both now and going forward," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "For UN75 discussions to be meaningful, young people in particular must be at the forefront. Somali youth have a key role to play as Somalia has one the world's youngest populations, approximately 60 percent of the country's estimated population of 15.9 million people is under the age of 30," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We are witnessing a worrying upsurge in al-Shabaab attacks in Mogadishu and several other regions," External link

allafrica Monday, August 31, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders, and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period," External link

allafrica Monday, August 31, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders, and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period,” External link

shabelle Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders, and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period," External link

irishsun Saturday, August 22, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period,” External link

un-org Friday, August 21, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, August 21, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, August 21, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period” External link

un-org Friday, August 21, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "As friends and partners, we have been honored to help you and to stand by your side and to provide support," External link

allafrica Saturday, June 27, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Conflict-related sexual violence inflicts deep personal wounds, and remains a violation of the human rights of the victims," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 19, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Honourable Members, Somalia is at a critical juncture, and the work of the Federal Parliament will determine Somalia’s path to democracy and stability for many years to come," External link

garoweonline Sunday, June 7, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "These Somali institutions will determine the pathway to elections," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "Ces institutions somaliennes détermineront la voie vers les élections" External link

allafrica-fr Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "These Somali institutions will determine the pathway to elections," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "While relations between the central Government and some Federal Member States remain cooperative, we regret that it has been more than a year since the President and all Federal Member State leaders have met," "Achievement of important national priorities urgently requires all to work together in the interests of the Somali people," External link

garoweonline Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Somali-led forces have held the town since then, and efforts by the Federal and South West State authorities to return governance, justice, rule of law, and stability to the town, are ongoing, supported by UNSOS and UNSOM and other partners," External link

garoweonline Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

James Swan noted : "Somalia institutions will play a key role in determining the future of the country in the coming weeks" External link

garoweonline Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "The United Nations appeals to everyone in Somalia to come together in this fight against the pandemic" External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “The United Nations appeals to everyone in Somalia to come together in this fight against the pandemic” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The United Nations appeals to everyone in Somalia to come together in this fight against the pandemic” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "The UN family in Somalia stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the people of Somalia during this testing time. We will continue to support all efforts to address the immediate health and long-term socio-economic impact of COVID-19," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Dirk Burger ) : “The UN family in Somalia stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the people of Somalia during this testing time. We will continue to support all efforts to address the immediate health and long-term socio-economic impact of COVID-19,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Secretary General ) : “We echo the call of the Secretary-General for an immediate global ceasefire to put aside violence, mistrust, hostilities and animosity, and to focus on battling the virus, not each other” “This is essential in order for life saving assistance to reach communities across the country. Here in Somalia, the United Nations calls for a cessation of acts of violence and terrorism so that all resources and support can be channeled to fight the COVID-19 pandemic” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I also shared the international community's real concern about the risks posed by the current political impasse between the federal government and federal members states," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "President Deni informed me of plans to hold, in the coming week, a Puntland-wide, inclusive consultation to discuss issues of importance to Puntland and the nation," "I look forward to learning of the outcome of this initiative" External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I also shared the international community's real concern about the risks posed by the current political impasse between the Federal Government and Federal Members States," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "President Deni informed me of plans to hold, in the coming week, a Puntland-wide, inclusive consultation to discuss issues of importance to Puntland and the nation," "I look forward to learning of the outcome of this initiative," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “President Deni informed me of plans to hold, in the coming week, a Puntland-wide, inclusive consultation to discuss issues of importance to Puntland and the nation,” “I look forward to learning of the outcome of this initiative” External link

garoweonline Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Somali women have made important contributions as Somalia rebuilds and continues on its path to peace and stability," External link

nation-ke Monday, March 9, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "They (women) have demonstrated tremendous courage, strength and dedication in the face of many challenges, including protracted conflict, lack of security, natural disaster and political instability," External link

nation-ke Monday, March 9, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Women's equal rights, opportunities and participation are vital ingredients in realizing the Somali national development agenda. Only collective action by all, including people in power, can make it happen," External link

nation-ke Monday, March 9, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We and the international partners are ready to support political dialogue as required,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, March 9, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Many of these displaced children would not be able to access schooling without this programme, and some never had the opportunity to go to school before arriving at the camp,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, March 9, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Both young women and young men are learning these skills breaking down gender barriers and underscoring that women are not limited in what they can do and there are no boundaries,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, March 9, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somali women have made important contributions as Somalia rebuilds and continues on its path to peace and stability,” External link

shabelle Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “They (women) have demonstrated tremendous courage, strength and dedication in the face of many challenges, including protracted conflict, lack of security, natural disaster and political instability,” External link

shabelle Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Women’s equal rights, opportunities and participation are vital ingredients in realizing the Somali national development agenda. Only collective action by all, including people in power, can make it happen,” External link

shabelle Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Somali women have made important contributions as Somalia rebuilds and continues on its path to peace and stability," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "They (women) have demonstrated tremendous courage, strength and dedication in the face of many challenges, including protracted conflict, lack of security, natural disaster and political instability," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Women's equal rights, opportunities and participation are vital ingredients in realizing the Somali national development agenda. Only collective action by all, including people in power, can make it happen," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “It has become a common refrain in recent months that 2020 is a critical year for Somalia, that 2020 is to be the year of delivery, the year of achievement, and we absolutely subscribe to that analysis,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Because of the humanitarian impact including displacement and conflict, it is an element that we need to take into consideration in our activities,” “It’s still being considered through a humanitarian lens, but it will increasingly have an impact on security concerns. Frankly the cycles appear to be accelerating and deepening, and it’s going to be difficult to sustain the same level of humanitarian focus year after year. It can’t just be about an annual response to a humanitarian crisis, but a long term focus on the development, humanitarian, security nexus” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Lower Shabelle ) : “Regrettably, Al-Shabaab retains the ability to conduct large scale attacks in Mogadishu, including against the UN and the international community, and in the recently recovered areas in Lower Shabelle,” External link

garoweonline Friday, February 28, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “For Somalia to navigate the remaining challenges and achieve its ambitious priorities, all Somalia’s stakeholders must work together in the national interest,” “This responsibility begins with Somalia’s leaders. It is for them to engage in dialogue in a spirit of national unity and set aside narrow political interests to strengthen Somalia’s state, security, and prosperity” External link

garoweonline Friday, February 28, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan added ( about أحمد سيد ) : "In this regard, we note that Ethiopian President Abiy Ahmed earlier this month arranged a meeting between President Farmajo and “Somaliland” President, Muse Bihi Abdi" External link

garoweonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “There is so much to do in the year ahead,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “There is so much to do in the year ahead,” External link

un-org Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress," External link

garoweonline Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

shabelle Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

shabelle Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

missoulian Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

muscatinejournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : "The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

680news Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

680news Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

tribtown Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : "The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress," External link

startribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia's security institutions" External link

startribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

therepublic Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Goal line technology would have a field day with that" External link

birminghammail Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Goal line technology would have a field day with that" External link

tamworthherald Thursday, January 30, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The UN’s work is diverse, but the common thread is that it aims to make a practical and positive difference to the people and public services of Somaliland,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, January 10, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “I really wanted to work on their culture and help make it better,” “If the culture got healthier, then it would help address some of the systemic problems that my cabinet had had over the years” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “And even just people who love doing their work aren’t being tempted nearly as easily to break the law or do something unethical. Most of the people there are really good, hard-working professionals … they’re loyal, they’re faithful, and they’ve given their lives to this,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “These things just kind of fall into your lap,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Everybody takes their cues from the senior leader,” “In my mind, that’s the beginning of all leadership training, that the senior leader, whether he or she knows it or not, is giving off cues that define work culture” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Just cues like that begin to define what I call the ‘ghost rules’ of an office workplace,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “They don’t always have to be up front, so there’s a humility aspect to that,” “The third tenet is that you should be the leader that others want to follow,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “A good leader is very intentional about creating a healthy culture—I like to call it culture of honor and empowerment,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Marcus Buckingham ) : “Marcus Buckingham’s research has shown over and over that when people go to work, they want to be a part of something bigger than themselves. And if they don’t feel that way, they begin to shut down and their work product diminishes,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “How can we make this place better? How can we save taxpayers money? How can we do things cheaper and more efficiently and yet improve in the quality of our work?” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Sometimes I’m invited for a whole day, sometimes I come back for an hour,” “What I love is usually after I come the first time, I get another invitation” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “But when I won, I thought, ‘Oh gosh, how do I lead?'” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “That just became one of my desires, to become a good leader who puts people first and help them get better and unlock their potential,” “That’s when I began to feel a calling into this realm—and as you know, this is a hard realm. It’s toxic, it’s full of people that are here for the wrong reasons. Thankfully, there are still a lot of people here for the right reasons” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “And as draining as politics and government can be, my friends and my family along with life, they helped me just rejuvenate and recharge and come back in and fight the good fight every day,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “It’s fascinating, but it’s a very sad story,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The partners call on the House of the People and the Senate of the Federal Parliament to complete adoption of the Electoral Bill and the revised Political Parties law by end of 2019,” External link

garoweonline Friday, December 20, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

James Swan told : "Progress on the ambitious agenda for 2020 will require a high degree of political consensus," External link

garoweonline Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

James Swan noted : “However, Jubaland and its people have a role to play in achieving Somalia’s goals in 2020. We did not wish their views to be overlooked,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We encourage all Somali leaders, institutions and communities to engage in dialogue to agree a way forward, and to cooperate to realise the priorities agreed for the year ahead,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

James Swan said ( about Etienne Canaple ) : “Somalia has made progress in this area. With youth making up the majority of the country’s population, the onus will lie with them to ensure that Somali society continues in this direction,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Our hope is that they — together with Somalis of all ages and backgrounds — can build a better future,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

James Swan said ( about Etienne Canaple ) : "Somalia has made progress in this area. With youth making up the majority of the country's population, the onus will lie with them to ensure that Somali society continues in this direction," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I encourage the youth to advocate for their rights and the rights of others. Our hope is that they -- together with Somalis of all ages and backgrounds -- can build a better future," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Corruption is a major obstacle to development. It undermines efforts toward state-building, peace and reconciliation. It erodes public trust and weakens state institutions' ability to deliver to their people," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "After its last offensive in August, the Somali National Army has successfully held its ground despite repeated al Shabaab counter-attacks" External link

garoweonline Friday, November 29, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

James Swan indiqué : "Sans la participation de plus de la moitié de la population, la paix et le développement durables ne seront pas atteints" External link

french-news Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

James Swan indiqué : "Sans la participation de plus de la moitié de la population, la paix et le développement durables ne seront pas atteints" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:04:00 AM EAT

James Swan noted : "I welcome the Federal Government’s adoption of the new National Development Plan. It was thoroughly consulted with the Federal Member States and international partners alike. Donors have pledged to align their programs to this plan," External link

garoweonline Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “continue to pose risks of violence, clan divisions, and even external intervention, if not carefully managed,” External link

shabelle Friday, November 22, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “With parliamentary elections also expected in Somaliland in 2020, it is important that political freedoms and human rights be respected there too,” External link

shabelle Friday, November 22, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

dailyjournal Friday, November 22, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

eagletribune Friday, November 22, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

therepublic Friday, November 22, 2019 6:15:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

seattletimes Friday, November 22, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

washtimes Friday, November 22, 2019 6:09:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, November 22, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Somalia's leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation," External link

startribune Friday, November 22, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

tribtown Friday, November 22, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, November 22, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

ABCnews Friday, November 22, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 22, 2019 5:50:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, November 22, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Progress on the ambitious agenda for 2020 will require a high degree of political consensus,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, November 22, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Progress on the ambitious agenda for 2020 will require a high degree of political consensus,” External link

un-org Friday, November 22, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "Les Somaliens veulent voir ces progrès consolidés en 2020, afin qu'ils deviennent réellement irréversibles. Leurs partenaires et amis internationaux veulent la même chose" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Somalis want to see this progress consolidated in 2020 and indeed made irreversible, so do their international partners and friends," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : “Somalia also needs to create avenues for youth to access quality education, marketable job skill training, and job opportunities, so that youth’s talents can be channelled towards the country’s development,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : “The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and its humanitarian partners are working with the authorities to quickly deliver live-saving assistance to affected people,” “The World Food Programme is deploying a helicopter dedicated to support humanitarian response efforts in Belet Weyne and other affected locations. I’m grateful to the UN Support Office in Somalia for the temporary use of helicopters to assist in carrying out search-and-rescue operations despite pressing operational demands” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : “The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and its humanitarian partners are working with the authorities to quickly deliver live-saving assistance to affected people,” “The World Food Programme is deploying a helicopter dedicated to support humanitarian response efforts in Belet Weyne and other affected locations. I’m grateful to the UN Support Office in Somalia for the temporary use of helicopters to assist in carrying out search-and-rescue operations despite pressing operational demands” External link

garoweonline Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

James Swan added : "We also applaud Puntland government's strategy towards social-economic development and democracy," External link

garoweonline Monday, October 28, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peace building, and development issues. Thankfully, the majority of our staff is unhurt. I wish our wounded colleagues a full recovery from their injuries,” “There is no justification for such despicable acts of violence, and the United Nations remains determined to support Somalia on its path to peace, stability and development” External link

reliefWeb Monday, October 14, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peace building, and development issues," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 14, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peace building, and development issues," External link

irishsun Sunday, October 13, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peace building, and development issues,” External link

voanews-sw Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peace building, and development issues,” External link

voanews Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peacebuilding, and development issues. Thankfully, the majority of our staff is unhurt. I wish our wounded colleagues a full recovery from their injuries,” “There is no justification for such despicable acts of violence, and the United Nations remains determined to support Somalia on its path to peace, stability, and development” External link

shabelle Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Etienne Canaple ) : “I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peacebuilding, and development issues. Thankfully, the majority of our staff is unhurt. I wish our wounded colleagues a full recovery from their injuries,” External link

garoweonline Sunday, October 13, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Passage of the electoral law is the crucial next step and we are pleased to see the commitment to make every effort to complete this by the end of 2019, failure to meet this deadline will jeopardize the mobilization of essential funding and risks slippage in the electoral calendar,” External link

unmultimedia-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Passage of the electoral law is the crucial next step and we are pleased to see the commitment to make every effort to complete this by the end of 2019, failure to meet this deadline will jeopardize the mobilization of essential funding and risks slippage in the electoral calendar,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 3, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Passage of the electoral law is the crucial next step and we are pleased to see the commitment to make every effort to complete this by the end of 2019, failure to meet this deadline will jeopardize the mobilization of essential funding and risks slippage in the electoral calendar,” External link

un-org Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We are pleased to see the commitment to make every effort to complete this by the end of 2019, failure to meet this deadline will jeopardize the mobilization of essential funding and risks slippage in the electoral calendar," "Inclusive politics if handled with the necessary leadership and consensus building has the potential to accelerate progress across all of the Mutual Accountability Framework commitments," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:21:00 PM EAT

James Swan told : "This Somalia Partnership Forum now offers an opportunity to chart a course forward for the next 12 to 15 months, with clearly defined priority objectives and timelines," External link

angop Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

James Swan told : "This Somalia Partnership Forum now offers an opportunity to chart a course forward for the next 12 to 15 months, with clearly defined priority objectives and timelines," External link

garoweonline Wednesday, October 2, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan told : "This Somalia Partnership Forum now offers an opportunity to chart a course forward for the next 12 to 15 months, with clearly defined priority objectives and timelines," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We continue to urge a single, agreed, consensual electoral process, without which there is an increased risk of instability if there is a contested outcome," External link

globalsecurity Friday, August 23, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “The window to achieve further necessary progress on these issues is narrowing,” “Key benchmarks risk falling behind agreed timelines. Further progress may be delayed without renewed dialogue and cooperation among all stakeholders” External link

africa-newsroom Friday, August 23, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Progress has been made in the technical review process,” External link

africa-newsroom Friday, August 23, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “These operations have shown the effectiveness of this collaboration and reinforced the commitment of key security actors to the Comprehensive Approach to Security,” External link

africa-newsroom Friday, August 23, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We continue to urge a single, agreed, consensual electoral process, without which there is an increased risk of instability if there is a contested outcome," External link

kenyastar Friday, August 23, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We continue to urge a single, agreed, consensual electoral process, without which there is an increased risk of instability if there is a contested outcome," External link

irishsun Friday, August 23, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We continue to urge a single, agreed, consensual electoral process, without which there is an increased risk of instability if there is a contested outcome," External link

voanews-sw Friday, August 23, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We continue to urge a single, agreed, consensual electoral process, without which there is an increased risk of instability if there is a contested outcome," External link

voanews Friday, August 23, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “The window to achieve further necessary progress on these issues is narrowing,” “Key benchmarks risk falling behind agreed timelines. Further progress may be delayed without renewed dialogue and cooperation among all stakeholders” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Progress has been made in the technical review process,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “These operations have shown the effectiveness of this collaboration and reinforced the commitment of key security actors to the Comprehensive Approach to Security,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The window to achieve further necessary progress on these issues is narrowing,” “Key benchmarks risk falling behind agreed timelines. Further progress may be delayed without renewed dialogue and cooperation among all stakeholders” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Progress has been made in the technical review process,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “These operations have shown the effectiveness of this collaboration and reinforced the commitment of key security actors to the Comprehensive Approach to Security,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “We are closely observing the elections of the Federal Member States and delighted with the progress in Galmudug as we also encourage the federal government and the reconciliation commission for their tireless efforts, ” External link

shabelle Thursday, August 22, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "His work must be continued, and those responsible must be brought to justice," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, August 2, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : “His life reflected a deep commitment to Somalia and his loss is felt by all of us,” “His work must be continued, and those responsible must be brought to justice” External link

reliefWeb Friday, August 2, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Our deepest condolences and thoughts are with the family, friends and colleagues of Engineer Yarisow, who was long dedicated to helping his country on its path to peace and stability, and meeting the needs of Mogadishu’s most vulnerable,” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, August 2, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

James Swan added : “His life reflected a deep commitment to Somalia and his loss is felt by all of us,” “His work must be continued, and those responsible must be brought to justice” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, August 2, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Our deepest condolences and thoughts are with the family, friends and colleagues of Engineer Yarisow, who was long dedicated to helping his country on its path to peace and stability, and meeting the needs of Mogadishu's most vulnerable," External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : "His life reflected a deep commitment to Somalia and his loss is felt by all of us," "His work must be continued, and those responsible must be brought to justice" External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : “It was inspirational to see the practical training being provided to equip refugees and asylum-seekers to support themselves and their families, and also to contribute to the host economy and the community here in Somaliland” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Part of the reason I’m here is to help strengthen our collaboration regarding humanitarian activities, economic development and capacity-building for local governance and service delivery,” “I’ve been pleased to see some of the projects helping refugees and community members alike acquire skills to support themselves and their families,” External link

garoweonline Sunday, July 28, 2019 4:22:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Part of the reason I'm here is to help strengthen our collaboration regarding humanitarian activities, economic development and capacity-building for local governance and service delivery," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 28, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life, but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region,” External link

citizen Friday, July 26, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The UN stands with the people and government of Somalia in their rejection of such terrorist acts, and our thoughts are with the victims of this attack,” External link

garoweonline Thursday, July 25, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life, but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region," External link

aa-en Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life, but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region," External link

yenisafak-en Thursday, July 25, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life, but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region,” “The United Nations stands with the people and government of Somalia in their rejection of such terrorist acts, and our thoughts are with the victims of this attack” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life, but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region," External link

vietnamnews Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region,” “The United Nations stands with the people and government of Somalia in their rejection of such terrorist acts, and our thoughts are with the victims of this attack” External link

garoweonline Wednesday, July 24, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

James Swan declarou : “Estamos preocupados com a persistência, nos últimos seis meses, de combates esporádicos que tiveram lugar nos sectores de Sool e de Sanaag” External link

jornaldeangola Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I’m grateful to President Laftagareen for hosting me in Baidoa today, where I have come to strengthen our collaboration regarding political, capacity-building and humanitarian activities,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 19, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We hope that a good relationship between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Federal Member States can contribute to a more functional federal system,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 19, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “I’m grateful to President Laftagareen for hosting me in Baidoa today, where I have come to strengthen our collaboration regarding political, capacity-building and humanitarian activities,” External link

garoweonline Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Baidoa Somalia ) : “We hope that a good relationship between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Federal Member States can contribute to a more functional federal system,” External link

garoweonline Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan remarked : “I am concerned about the humanitarian situation in light of the current food security crisis, which affects about a quarter of Hirshabelle’s population,” External link

garoweonline Thursday, July 18, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I appreciated having some solid advice from the president as to how we can do what better,” External link

garoweonline Thursday, July 18, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan remarked : “I am concerned about the humanitarian situation in light of the current food security crisis, which affects about a quarter of Hirshabelle’s population,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I appreciated having some solid advice from the president as to how we can do what better,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Your work in protecting the United Nations in Mogadishu allows us to do our work in support of the Somali people. You have made contributions to these efforts directly and indirectly,” External link

shabelle Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan remarked : “I am concerned about the humanitarian situation in light of the current food security crisis, which affects about a quarter of Hirshabelle’s population,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “I appreciated having some solid advice from the president as to how we can do what better,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Your work in protecting the United Nations in Mogadishu allows us to do our work in support of the Somali people. You have made contributions to these efforts directly and indirectly," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Such despicable acts of terrorism cannot derail the progress that Jubaland made towards reconciliation and political stability, as a federal member state of Somalia,” External link

shabelle Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The United Nations stands with the people and authorities of Jubaland as they deal with this terrible tragedy,” External link

shabelle Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The attack that took place on 12 July killed and wounded innocent civilians, including two prominent Somali journalists. There is no political or ideological justification for such atrocities. The United Nations stands with the people and authorities of Jubaland as they deal with this terrible tragedy,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I held very frank discussions today with President Madobe,” “It is important that the selection of new members of the Jubaland parliament and the president takes place without violence, on time and without interference, and that it follows a fair and transparent process acceptable to all” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Such despicable acts of terrorism cannot derail the progress that Jubaland makes towards reconciliation and political stability, as a federal member state of Somalia," External link

garoweonline Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "The attack that took place on 12 July killed and wounded innocent civilians, including two prominent Somali journalists. There is no political or ideological justification for such atrocities. The United Nations stands with the people and authorities of Jubaland as they deal with this terrible tragedy," External link

garoweonline Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I held very frank discussions today with President Madobe. It is important that the selection of new members of the Jubaland parliament and the president takes place without violence, on time and without interference, and that it follows a fair and transparent process acceptable to all," External link

garoweonline Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "De tels actes terroristes odieux ne peuvent pas entraver les progrès réalisés par Jubaland en matière de réconciliation et de stabilité politique, en tant qu'Etat membre fédéral de la Somalie" External link

french-news Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "L'attaque du 12 juillet a tué et blessé des civils innocents, dont deux journalistes somaliens réputés. Il n'y a aucune justification politique ou idéologique pour de telles atrocités. Les Nations Unies se tiennent aux côtés de la population et des autorités du Jubaland pour faire face à cette terrible tragédie" External link

french-news Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "De tels actes terroristes odieux ne peuvent pas entraver les progrès réalisés par Jubaland en matière de réconciliation et de stabilité politique, en tant qu'Etat membre fédéral de la Somalie" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "L'attaque du 12 juillet a tué et blessé des civils innocents, dont deux journalistes somaliens réputés. Il n'y a aucune justification politique ou idéologique pour de telles atrocités. Les Nations Unies se tiennent aux côtés de la population et des autorités du Jubaland pour faire face à cette terrible tragédie" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We are concerned about this continuing problem and the sporadic fighting in areas of Sool and Sanaag in recent months,” External link

shabelle Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "Nous sommes préoccupés par ce problème persistant et par les combats sporadiques qui ont eu lieu dans les secteurs de Sool et de Sanaag ces derniers mois" External link

french-news Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "The United Nations and international partners are working closely with Somalia's people and leaders to help achieve progress on security, economic development, good governance, inclusivity, and response to humanitarian needs" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, July 1, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We have no more important non-Somali partner than the African Union. This relationship is critical to our collective regional and international efforts to support Somalia and the Somali people," External link

garoweonline Thursday, June 27, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “My previous experience in Somalia occurred in a bilateral role, but I now have the honor and responsibility of representing the UN and, by extension, the broader international community in the country,” External link

smc Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We have no more important non-Somali partner than the African Union. This relationship is critical to our collective regional and international efforts to support Somalia and the Somali people," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "My previous experience in Somalia occurred in a bilateral role, but I now have the honor and responsibility of representing the UN and, by extension, the broader international community in the country," External link

garoweonline Wednesday, June 26, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "My previous experience in Somalia occurred in a bilateral role, but I now have the honor and responsibility of representing the UN and, by extension, the broader international community in the country," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "It was the craziest trip I've ever been on," External link

CBC Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "For a couple weeks, it didn't matter what direction we went. Whether it was north, whether it was east, whether it was south, we always had headwinds," External link

CBC Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "It was the craziest trip I've ever been on," External link

CBC Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "For a couple weeks, it didn't matter what direction we went. Whether it was north, whether it was east, whether it was south, we always had headwinds," External link

CBC Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "It was the craziest trip I've ever been on," External link

CBC Friday, August 19, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "For a couple weeks, it didn't matter what direction we went. Whether it was north, whether it was east, whether it was south, we always had headwinds," External link

CBC Friday, August 19, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "The amount of wildlife that we saw on the Seal River watershed was just incredible," External link

CBC Friday, August 19, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "It's private property and if people don't want to sell, we have to go to condemnation," "That takes a lot of time" External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:12:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We don't really know what the Beshear administration was doing trying to get it out the door that fast. But we know that they rushed it," "It's not just fiscally irresponsible, but it raised the expectations of all of the citizens of Jessamine County by letting something that wasn't ready to go" External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:12:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "I sat down with a bunch of maps and some route logs and Google Maps and I figured out where water connected and we figured out this route," External link

CBC Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:28:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We're kind of nervous about those harsh winds that come up, and you're windbound," "I was reading one account of someone who wasn't able to paddle for up to eight days just because the winds wouldn't allow them to get back on the water" External link

CBC Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:28:00 PM EAT



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James Swan said : "In Somalia and elsewhere, millions of people are helped every day by United Nations agencies such as the World Health Organisation, World Food Programme, United Nations Children’s Fund, United Nations Development Programme. The UN works with governments to provide people access to food and shelter, health care, and education," External link

garoweonline Monday, September 21, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Your responses will help to inform global priorities, both now and going forward," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 5, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "For UN75 discussions to be meaningful, young people in particular must be at the forefront. Somali youth have a key role to play as Somalia has one the world's youngest populations, approximately 60 percent of the country's estimated population of 15.9 million people is under the age of 30," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 5, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

James Swan indiqué : "Vos réponses nous aiderons à rassembler des informations sur les priorités mondiales, à la fois pour aujourd'hui et pour l'avenir" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Your responses will help to inform global priorities, both now and going forward,” External link

shabelle Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “For UN75 discussions to be meaningful, young people in particular must be at the forefront. Somali youth have a key role to play as Somalia has one the world’s youngest populations, approximately 60 percent of the country’s estimated population of 15.9 million people is under the age of 30,” External link

shabelle Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Your responses will help to inform global priorities, both now and going forward," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "For UN75 discussions to be meaningful, young people in particular must be at the forefront. Somali youth have a key role to play as Somalia has one the world's youngest populations, approximately 60 percent of the country's estimated population of 15.9 million people is under the age of 30," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We are witnessing a worrying upsurge in al-Shabaab attacks in Mogadishu and several other regions," External link

allafrica Monday, August 31, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders, and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period," External link

allafrica Monday, August 31, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders, and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period,” External link

shabelle Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders, and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period," External link

irishsun Saturday, August 22, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period,” External link

un-org Friday, August 21, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, August 21, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, August 21, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “We understand that there are strongly held divergent views among the leaders and political tensions are high in this pre-electoral period” External link

un-org Friday, August 21, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "As friends and partners, we have been honored to help you and to stand by your side and to provide support," External link

allafrica Saturday, June 27, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Conflict-related sexual violence inflicts deep personal wounds, and remains a violation of the human rights of the victims," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 19, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Honourable Members, Somalia is at a critical juncture, and the work of the Federal Parliament will determine Somalia’s path to democracy and stability for many years to come," External link

garoweonline Sunday, June 7, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "These Somali institutions will determine the pathway to elections," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "Ces institutions somaliennes détermineront la voie vers les élections" External link

allafrica-fr Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "These Somali institutions will determine the pathway to elections," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "While relations between the central Government and some Federal Member States remain cooperative, we regret that it has been more than a year since the President and all Federal Member State leaders have met," "Achievement of important national priorities urgently requires all to work together in the interests of the Somali people," External link

garoweonline Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Somali-led forces have held the town since then, and efforts by the Federal and South West State authorities to return governance, justice, rule of law, and stability to the town, are ongoing, supported by UNSOS and UNSOM and other partners," External link

garoweonline Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

James Swan noted : "Somalia institutions will play a key role in determining the future of the country in the coming weeks" External link

garoweonline Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "The United Nations appeals to everyone in Somalia to come together in this fight against the pandemic" External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “The United Nations appeals to everyone in Somalia to come together in this fight against the pandemic” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The United Nations appeals to everyone in Somalia to come together in this fight against the pandemic” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "The UN family in Somalia stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the people of Somalia during this testing time. We will continue to support all efforts to address the immediate health and long-term socio-economic impact of COVID-19," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Dirk Burger ) : “The UN family in Somalia stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the people of Somalia during this testing time. We will continue to support all efforts to address the immediate health and long-term socio-economic impact of COVID-19,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Secretary General ) : “We echo the call of the Secretary-General for an immediate global ceasefire to put aside violence, mistrust, hostilities and animosity, and to focus on battling the virus, not each other” “This is essential in order for life saving assistance to reach communities across the country. Here in Somalia, the United Nations calls for a cessation of acts of violence and terrorism so that all resources and support can be channeled to fight the COVID-19 pandemic” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I also shared the international community's real concern about the risks posed by the current political impasse between the federal government and federal members states," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "President Deni informed me of plans to hold, in the coming week, a Puntland-wide, inclusive consultation to discuss issues of importance to Puntland and the nation," "I look forward to learning of the outcome of this initiative" External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I also shared the international community's real concern about the risks posed by the current political impasse between the Federal Government and Federal Members States," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "President Deni informed me of plans to hold, in the coming week, a Puntland-wide, inclusive consultation to discuss issues of importance to Puntland and the nation," "I look forward to learning of the outcome of this initiative," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “President Deni informed me of plans to hold, in the coming week, a Puntland-wide, inclusive consultation to discuss issues of importance to Puntland and the nation,” “I look forward to learning of the outcome of this initiative” External link

garoweonline Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Somali women have made important contributions as Somalia rebuilds and continues on its path to peace and stability," External link

nation-ke Monday, March 9, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "They (women) have demonstrated tremendous courage, strength and dedication in the face of many challenges, including protracted conflict, lack of security, natural disaster and political instability," External link

nation-ke Monday, March 9, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Women's equal rights, opportunities and participation are vital ingredients in realizing the Somali national development agenda. Only collective action by all, including people in power, can make it happen," External link

nation-ke Monday, March 9, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We and the international partners are ready to support political dialogue as required,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, March 9, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Many of these displaced children would not be able to access schooling without this programme, and some never had the opportunity to go to school before arriving at the camp,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, March 9, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Both young women and young men are learning these skills breaking down gender barriers and underscoring that women are not limited in what they can do and there are no boundaries,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, March 9, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somali women have made important contributions as Somalia rebuilds and continues on its path to peace and stability,” External link

shabelle Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “They (women) have demonstrated tremendous courage, strength and dedication in the face of many challenges, including protracted conflict, lack of security, natural disaster and political instability,” External link

shabelle Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Women’s equal rights, opportunities and participation are vital ingredients in realizing the Somali national development agenda. Only collective action by all, including people in power, can make it happen,” External link

shabelle Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Somali women have made important contributions as Somalia rebuilds and continues on its path to peace and stability," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "They (women) have demonstrated tremendous courage, strength and dedication in the face of many challenges, including protracted conflict, lack of security, natural disaster and political instability," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Women's equal rights, opportunities and participation are vital ingredients in realizing the Somali national development agenda. Only collective action by all, including people in power, can make it happen," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “It has become a common refrain in recent months that 2020 is a critical year for Somalia, that 2020 is to be the year of delivery, the year of achievement, and we absolutely subscribe to that analysis,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Because of the humanitarian impact including displacement and conflict, it is an element that we need to take into consideration in our activities,” “It’s still being considered through a humanitarian lens, but it will increasingly have an impact on security concerns. Frankly the cycles appear to be accelerating and deepening, and it’s going to be difficult to sustain the same level of humanitarian focus year after year. It can’t just be about an annual response to a humanitarian crisis, but a long term focus on the development, humanitarian, security nexus” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Lower Shabelle ) : “Regrettably, Al-Shabaab retains the ability to conduct large scale attacks in Mogadishu, including against the UN and the international community, and in the recently recovered areas in Lower Shabelle,” External link

garoweonline Friday, February 28, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “For Somalia to navigate the remaining challenges and achieve its ambitious priorities, all Somalia’s stakeholders must work together in the national interest,” “This responsibility begins with Somalia’s leaders. It is for them to engage in dialogue in a spirit of national unity and set aside narrow political interests to strengthen Somalia’s state, security, and prosperity” External link

garoweonline Friday, February 28, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan added ( about أحمد سيد ) : "In this regard, we note that Ethiopian President Abiy Ahmed earlier this month arranged a meeting between President Farmajo and “Somaliland” President, Muse Bihi Abdi" External link

garoweonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “There is so much to do in the year ahead,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “There is so much to do in the year ahead,” External link

un-org Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress," External link

garoweonline Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

shabelle Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

shabelle Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

missoulian Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

muscatinejournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : "The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

680news Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

680news Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

tribtown Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : "The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress," External link

startribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia's security institutions" External link

startribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

therepublic Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

James Swan warned : “The protracted absence of a broad political consensus on the way forward in 2020 remains a threat to further progress,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “there has been steady, commendable progress in rebuilding Somalia’s security institutions” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Goal line technology would have a field day with that" External link

birminghammail Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Goal line technology would have a field day with that" External link

tamworthherald Thursday, January 30, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The UN’s work is diverse, but the common thread is that it aims to make a practical and positive difference to the people and public services of Somaliland,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, January 10, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “I really wanted to work on their culture and help make it better,” “If the culture got healthier, then it would help address some of the systemic problems that my cabinet had had over the years” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “And even just people who love doing their work aren’t being tempted nearly as easily to break the law or do something unethical. Most of the people there are really good, hard-working professionals … they’re loyal, they’re faithful, and they’ve given their lives to this,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “These things just kind of fall into your lap,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Everybody takes their cues from the senior leader,” “In my mind, that’s the beginning of all leadership training, that the senior leader, whether he or she knows it or not, is giving off cues that define work culture” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Just cues like that begin to define what I call the ‘ghost rules’ of an office workplace,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “They don’t always have to be up front, so there’s a humility aspect to that,” “The third tenet is that you should be the leader that others want to follow,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “A good leader is very intentional about creating a healthy culture—I like to call it culture of honor and empowerment,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Marcus Buckingham ) : “Marcus Buckingham’s research has shown over and over that when people go to work, they want to be a part of something bigger than themselves. And if they don’t feel that way, they begin to shut down and their work product diminishes,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “How can we make this place better? How can we save taxpayers money? How can we do things cheaper and more efficiently and yet improve in the quality of our work?” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Sometimes I’m invited for a whole day, sometimes I come back for an hour,” “What I love is usually after I come the first time, I get another invitation” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “But when I won, I thought, ‘Oh gosh, how do I lead?'” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “That just became one of my desires, to become a good leader who puts people first and help them get better and unlock their potential,” “That’s when I began to feel a calling into this realm—and as you know, this is a hard realm. It’s toxic, it’s full of people that are here for the wrong reasons. Thankfully, there are still a lot of people here for the right reasons” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “And as draining as politics and government can be, my friends and my family along with life, they helped me just rejuvenate and recharge and come back in and fight the good fight every day,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “It’s fascinating, but it’s a very sad story,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The partners call on the House of the People and the Senate of the Federal Parliament to complete adoption of the Electoral Bill and the revised Political Parties law by end of 2019,” External link

garoweonline Friday, December 20, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

James Swan told : "Progress on the ambitious agenda for 2020 will require a high degree of political consensus," External link

garoweonline Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

James Swan noted : “However, Jubaland and its people have a role to play in achieving Somalia’s goals in 2020. We did not wish their views to be overlooked,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We encourage all Somali leaders, institutions and communities to engage in dialogue to agree a way forward, and to cooperate to realise the priorities agreed for the year ahead,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

James Swan said ( about Etienne Canaple ) : “Somalia has made progress in this area. With youth making up the majority of the country’s population, the onus will lie with them to ensure that Somali society continues in this direction,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Our hope is that they — together with Somalis of all ages and backgrounds — can build a better future,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

James Swan said ( about Etienne Canaple ) : "Somalia has made progress in this area. With youth making up the majority of the country's population, the onus will lie with them to ensure that Somali society continues in this direction," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I encourage the youth to advocate for their rights and the rights of others. Our hope is that they -- together with Somalis of all ages and backgrounds -- can build a better future," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Corruption is a major obstacle to development. It undermines efforts toward state-building, peace and reconciliation. It erodes public trust and weakens state institutions' ability to deliver to their people," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "After its last offensive in August, the Somali National Army has successfully held its ground despite repeated al Shabaab counter-attacks" External link

garoweonline Friday, November 29, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

James Swan indiqué : "Sans la participation de plus de la moitié de la population, la paix et le développement durables ne seront pas atteints" External link

french-news Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

James Swan indiqué : "Sans la participation de plus de la moitié de la population, la paix et le développement durables ne seront pas atteints" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:04:00 AM EAT

James Swan noted : "I welcome the Federal Government’s adoption of the new National Development Plan. It was thoroughly consulted with the Federal Member States and international partners alike. Donors have pledged to align their programs to this plan," External link

garoweonline Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “continue to pose risks of violence, clan divisions, and even external intervention, if not carefully managed,” External link

shabelle Friday, November 22, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “With parliamentary elections also expected in Somaliland in 2020, it is important that political freedoms and human rights be respected there too,” External link

shabelle Friday, November 22, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

dailyjournal Friday, November 22, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

eagletribune Friday, November 22, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

therepublic Friday, November 22, 2019 6:15:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

seattletimes Friday, November 22, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

washtimes Friday, November 22, 2019 6:09:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, November 22, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Somalia's leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation," External link

startribune Friday, November 22, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

tribtown Friday, November 22, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, November 22, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

ABCnews Friday, November 22, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 22, 2019 5:50:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Somalia’s leaders must act urgently to break this stalemate between the central and the federal member states in the interest of the nation,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, November 22, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Progress on the ambitious agenda for 2020 will require a high degree of political consensus,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, November 22, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Progress on the ambitious agenda for 2020 will require a high degree of political consensus,” External link

un-org Friday, November 22, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "Les Somaliens veulent voir ces progrès consolidés en 2020, afin qu'ils deviennent réellement irréversibles. Leurs partenaires et amis internationaux veulent la même chose" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Somalis want to see this progress consolidated in 2020 and indeed made irreversible, so do their international partners and friends," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : “Somalia also needs to create avenues for youth to access quality education, marketable job skill training, and job opportunities, so that youth’s talents can be channelled towards the country’s development,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : “The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and its humanitarian partners are working with the authorities to quickly deliver live-saving assistance to affected people,” “The World Food Programme is deploying a helicopter dedicated to support humanitarian response efforts in Belet Weyne and other affected locations. I’m grateful to the UN Support Office in Somalia for the temporary use of helicopters to assist in carrying out search-and-rescue operations despite pressing operational demands” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : “The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and its humanitarian partners are working with the authorities to quickly deliver live-saving assistance to affected people,” “The World Food Programme is deploying a helicopter dedicated to support humanitarian response efforts in Belet Weyne and other affected locations. I’m grateful to the UN Support Office in Somalia for the temporary use of helicopters to assist in carrying out search-and-rescue operations despite pressing operational demands” External link

garoweonline Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

James Swan added : "We also applaud Puntland government's strategy towards social-economic development and democracy," External link

garoweonline Monday, October 28, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peace building, and development issues. Thankfully, the majority of our staff is unhurt. I wish our wounded colleagues a full recovery from their injuries,” “There is no justification for such despicable acts of violence, and the United Nations remains determined to support Somalia on its path to peace, stability and development” External link

reliefWeb Monday, October 14, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peace building, and development issues," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 14, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peace building, and development issues," External link

irishsun Sunday, October 13, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peace building, and development issues,” External link

voanews-sw Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peace building, and development issues,” External link

voanews Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peacebuilding, and development issues. Thankfully, the majority of our staff is unhurt. I wish our wounded colleagues a full recovery from their injuries,” “There is no justification for such despicable acts of violence, and the United Nations remains determined to support Somalia on its path to peace, stability, and development” External link

shabelle Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Etienne Canaple ) : “I am appalled by this blatant act of terrorism against our personnel, who work together with the Somali people on humanitarian, peacebuilding, and development issues. Thankfully, the majority of our staff is unhurt. I wish our wounded colleagues a full recovery from their injuries,” External link

garoweonline Sunday, October 13, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Passage of the electoral law is the crucial next step and we are pleased to see the commitment to make every effort to complete this by the end of 2019, failure to meet this deadline will jeopardize the mobilization of essential funding and risks slippage in the electoral calendar,” External link

unmultimedia-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Passage of the electoral law is the crucial next step and we are pleased to see the commitment to make every effort to complete this by the end of 2019, failure to meet this deadline will jeopardize the mobilization of essential funding and risks slippage in the electoral calendar,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 3, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Passage of the electoral law is the crucial next step and we are pleased to see the commitment to make every effort to complete this by the end of 2019, failure to meet this deadline will jeopardize the mobilization of essential funding and risks slippage in the electoral calendar,” External link

un-org Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We are pleased to see the commitment to make every effort to complete this by the end of 2019, failure to meet this deadline will jeopardize the mobilization of essential funding and risks slippage in the electoral calendar," "Inclusive politics if handled with the necessary leadership and consensus building has the potential to accelerate progress across all of the Mutual Accountability Framework commitments," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:21:00 PM EAT

James Swan told : "This Somalia Partnership Forum now offers an opportunity to chart a course forward for the next 12 to 15 months, with clearly defined priority objectives and timelines," External link

angop Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

James Swan told : "This Somalia Partnership Forum now offers an opportunity to chart a course forward for the next 12 to 15 months, with clearly defined priority objectives and timelines," External link

garoweonline Wednesday, October 2, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan told : "This Somalia Partnership Forum now offers an opportunity to chart a course forward for the next 12 to 15 months, with clearly defined priority objectives and timelines," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We continue to urge a single, agreed, consensual electoral process, without which there is an increased risk of instability if there is a contested outcome," External link

globalsecurity Friday, August 23, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “The window to achieve further necessary progress on these issues is narrowing,” “Key benchmarks risk falling behind agreed timelines. Further progress may be delayed without renewed dialogue and cooperation among all stakeholders” External link

africa-newsroom Friday, August 23, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Progress has been made in the technical review process,” External link

africa-newsroom Friday, August 23, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “These operations have shown the effectiveness of this collaboration and reinforced the commitment of key security actors to the Comprehensive Approach to Security,” External link

africa-newsroom Friday, August 23, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We continue to urge a single, agreed, consensual electoral process, without which there is an increased risk of instability if there is a contested outcome," External link

kenyastar Friday, August 23, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We continue to urge a single, agreed, consensual electoral process, without which there is an increased risk of instability if there is a contested outcome," External link

irishsun Friday, August 23, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We continue to urge a single, agreed, consensual electoral process, without which there is an increased risk of instability if there is a contested outcome," External link

voanews-sw Friday, August 23, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We continue to urge a single, agreed, consensual electoral process, without which there is an increased risk of instability if there is a contested outcome," External link

voanews Friday, August 23, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “The window to achieve further necessary progress on these issues is narrowing,” “Key benchmarks risk falling behind agreed timelines. Further progress may be delayed without renewed dialogue and cooperation among all stakeholders” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Progress has been made in the technical review process,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “These operations have shown the effectiveness of this collaboration and reinforced the commitment of key security actors to the Comprehensive Approach to Security,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The window to achieve further necessary progress on these issues is narrowing,” “Key benchmarks risk falling behind agreed timelines. Further progress may be delayed without renewed dialogue and cooperation among all stakeholders” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Progress has been made in the technical review process,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “These operations have shown the effectiveness of this collaboration and reinforced the commitment of key security actors to the Comprehensive Approach to Security,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “We are closely observing the elections of the Federal Member States and delighted with the progress in Galmudug as we also encourage the federal government and the reconciliation commission for their tireless efforts, ” External link

shabelle Thursday, August 22, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "His work must be continued, and those responsible must be brought to justice," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, August 2, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : “His life reflected a deep commitment to Somalia and his loss is felt by all of us,” “His work must be continued, and those responsible must be brought to justice” External link

reliefWeb Friday, August 2, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Our deepest condolences and thoughts are with the family, friends and colleagues of Engineer Yarisow, who was long dedicated to helping his country on its path to peace and stability, and meeting the needs of Mogadishu’s most vulnerable,” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, August 2, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

James Swan added : “His life reflected a deep commitment to Somalia and his loss is felt by all of us,” “His work must be continued, and those responsible must be brought to justice” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, August 2, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Our deepest condolences and thoughts are with the family, friends and colleagues of Engineer Yarisow, who was long dedicated to helping his country on its path to peace and stability, and meeting the needs of Mogadishu's most vulnerable," External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : "His life reflected a deep commitment to Somalia and his loss is felt by all of us," "His work must be continued, and those responsible must be brought to justice" External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan added : “It was inspirational to see the practical training being provided to equip refugees and asylum-seekers to support themselves and their families, and also to contribute to the host economy and the community here in Somaliland” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “Part of the reason I’m here is to help strengthen our collaboration regarding humanitarian activities, economic development and capacity-building for local governance and service delivery,” “I’ve been pleased to see some of the projects helping refugees and community members alike acquire skills to support themselves and their families,” External link

garoweonline Sunday, July 28, 2019 4:22:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Part of the reason I'm here is to help strengthen our collaboration regarding humanitarian activities, economic development and capacity-building for local governance and service delivery," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 28, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life, but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region,” External link

citizen Friday, July 26, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The UN stands with the people and government of Somalia in their rejection of such terrorist acts, and our thoughts are with the victims of this attack,” External link

garoweonline Thursday, July 25, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life, but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region," External link

aa-en Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life, but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region," External link

yenisafak-en Thursday, July 25, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life, but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region,” “The United Nations stands with the people and government of Somalia in their rejection of such terrorist acts, and our thoughts are with the victims of this attack” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life, but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region," External link

vietnamnews Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “I deplore this heinous attack which not only demonstrates a violent disregard for the sanctity of human life but also targets Somalis working to improve the lives of their fellow Somalis in the Mogadishu-Banadir region,” “The United Nations stands with the people and government of Somalia in their rejection of such terrorist acts, and our thoughts are with the victims of this attack” External link

garoweonline Wednesday, July 24, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

James Swan declarou : “Estamos preocupados com a persistência, nos últimos seis meses, de combates esporádicos que tiveram lugar nos sectores de Sool e de Sanaag” External link

jornaldeangola Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I’m grateful to President Laftagareen for hosting me in Baidoa today, where I have come to strengthen our collaboration regarding political, capacity-building and humanitarian activities,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 19, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We hope that a good relationship between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Federal Member States can contribute to a more functional federal system,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 19, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “I’m grateful to President Laftagareen for hosting me in Baidoa today, where I have come to strengthen our collaboration regarding political, capacity-building and humanitarian activities,” External link

garoweonline Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan said ( about Baidoa Somalia ) : “We hope that a good relationship between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Federal Member States can contribute to a more functional federal system,” External link

garoweonline Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan remarked : “I am concerned about the humanitarian situation in light of the current food security crisis, which affects about a quarter of Hirshabelle’s population,” External link

garoweonline Thursday, July 18, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I appreciated having some solid advice from the president as to how we can do what better,” External link

garoweonline Thursday, July 18, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

James Swan remarked : “I am concerned about the humanitarian situation in light of the current food security crisis, which affects about a quarter of Hirshabelle’s population,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I appreciated having some solid advice from the president as to how we can do what better,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Your work in protecting the United Nations in Mogadishu allows us to do our work in support of the Somali people. You have made contributions to these efforts directly and indirectly,” External link

shabelle Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

James Swan remarked : “I am concerned about the humanitarian situation in light of the current food security crisis, which affects about a quarter of Hirshabelle’s population,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “I appreciated having some solid advice from the president as to how we can do what better,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "Your work in protecting the United Nations in Mogadishu allows us to do our work in support of the Somali people. You have made contributions to these efforts directly and indirectly," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “Such despicable acts of terrorism cannot derail the progress that Jubaland made towards reconciliation and political stability, as a federal member state of Somalia,” External link

shabelle Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The United Nations stands with the people and authorities of Jubaland as they deal with this terrible tragedy,” External link

shabelle Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “The attack that took place on 12 July killed and wounded innocent civilians, including two prominent Somali journalists. There is no political or ideological justification for such atrocities. The United Nations stands with the people and authorities of Jubaland as they deal with this terrible tragedy,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “I held very frank discussions today with President Madobe,” “It is important that the selection of new members of the Jubaland parliament and the president takes place without violence, on time and without interference, and that it follows a fair and transparent process acceptable to all” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "Such despicable acts of terrorism cannot derail the progress that Jubaland makes towards reconciliation and political stability, as a federal member state of Somalia," External link

garoweonline Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "The attack that took place on 12 July killed and wounded innocent civilians, including two prominent Somali journalists. There is no political or ideological justification for such atrocities. The United Nations stands with the people and authorities of Jubaland as they deal with this terrible tragedy," External link

garoweonline Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "I held very frank discussions today with President Madobe. It is important that the selection of new members of the Jubaland parliament and the president takes place without violence, on time and without interference, and that it follows a fair and transparent process acceptable to all," External link

garoweonline Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "De tels actes terroristes odieux ne peuvent pas entraver les progrès réalisés par Jubaland en matière de réconciliation et de stabilité politique, en tant qu'Etat membre fédéral de la Somalie" External link

french-news Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "L'attaque du 12 juillet a tué et blessé des civils innocents, dont deux journalistes somaliens réputés. Il n'y a aucune justification politique ou idéologique pour de telles atrocités. Les Nations Unies se tiennent aux côtés de la population et des autorités du Jubaland pour faire face à cette terrible tragédie" External link

french-news Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "De tels actes terroristes odieux ne peuvent pas entraver les progrès réalisés par Jubaland en matière de réconciliation et de stabilité politique, en tant qu'Etat membre fédéral de la Somalie" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "L'attaque du 12 juillet a tué et blessé des civils innocents, dont deux journalistes somaliens réputés. Il n'y a aucune justification politique ou idéologique pour de telles atrocités. Les Nations Unies se tiennent aux côtés de la population et des autorités du Jubaland pour faire face à cette terrible tragédie" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : “We are concerned about this continuing problem and the sporadic fighting in areas of Sool and Sanaag in recent months,” External link

shabelle Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

James Swan déclaré : "Nous sommes préoccupés par ce problème persistant et par les combats sporadiques qui ont eu lieu dans les secteurs de Sool et de Sanaag ces derniers mois" External link

french-news Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "The United Nations and international partners are working closely with Somalia's people and leaders to help achieve progress on security, economic development, good governance, inclusivity, and response to humanitarian needs" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, July 1, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We have no more important non-Somali partner than the African Union. This relationship is critical to our collective regional and international efforts to support Somalia and the Somali people," External link

garoweonline Thursday, June 27, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : “My previous experience in Somalia occurred in a bilateral role, but I now have the honor and responsibility of representing the UN and, by extension, the broader international community in the country,” External link

smc Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:06:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We have no more important non-Somali partner than the African Union. This relationship is critical to our collective regional and international efforts to support Somalia and the Somali people," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "My previous experience in Somalia occurred in a bilateral role, but I now have the honor and responsibility of representing the UN and, by extension, the broader international community in the country," External link

garoweonline Wednesday, June 26, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "My previous experience in Somalia occurred in a bilateral role, but I now have the honor and responsibility of representing the UN and, by extension, the broader international community in the country," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "It was the craziest trip I've ever been on," External link

CBC Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "For a couple weeks, it didn't matter what direction we went. Whether it was north, whether it was east, whether it was south, we always had headwinds," External link

CBC Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "It was the craziest trip I've ever been on," External link

CBC Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "For a couple weeks, it didn't matter what direction we went. Whether it was north, whether it was east, whether it was south, we always had headwinds," External link

CBC Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "It was the craziest trip I've ever been on," External link

CBC Friday, August 19, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "For a couple weeks, it didn't matter what direction we went. Whether it was north, whether it was east, whether it was south, we always had headwinds," External link

CBC Friday, August 19, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "The amount of wildlife that we saw on the Seal River watershed was just incredible," External link

CBC Friday, August 19, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "It's private property and if people don't want to sell, we have to go to condemnation," "That takes a lot of time" External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:12:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "We don't really know what the Beshear administration was doing trying to get it out the door that fast. But we know that they rushed it," "It's not just fiscally irresponsible, but it raised the expectations of all of the citizens of Jessamine County by letting something that wasn't ready to go" External link

messenger-inquirer Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:12:00 AM EAT

James Swan said : "I sat down with a bunch of maps and some route logs and Google Maps and I figured out where water connected and we figured out this route," External link

CBC Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:28:00 PM EAT

James Swan said : "We're kind of nervous about those harsh winds that come up, and you're windbound," "I was reading one account of someone who wasn't able to paddle for up to eight days just because the winds wouldn't allow them to get back on the water" External link

CBC Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:28:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
ambassador38.71%EN01/07/201707/01/2017
ambassadeur américain16.13%FR12/30/201630/12/2016
diplomate américain3.23%FR12/29/201629/12/2016
ambassadeur12.90%FR12/08/201608/12/2016
ambassadeur des usa12.90%FR09/14/201614/09/2016
sailor3.23%EN09/07/201607/09/2016
ambassadeur des états-unis12.90%FR06/17/201617/06/2016
Names Lang Count
James SwanEN60.00%
James SwanFR35.56%
James SwannEN4.44%


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