Somali leaders are expected to request from global partners to lift the arms embargo to help rebuilding the national army and debt relief program.
The conference is also looking to ensure Somalia can take greater responsibility for its own security from the 22,000-strong African Union troop deployment.
The number of refugees from conflict and drought affected countries in the region crossing into neighboring countries will continue to rise unless an intensified response mechanism has been put in place.
It has been in place since Somalia collapsed into civil war in the early 1990s. He says it is formulated to give Somali government a political support for their plans to stabilize the country in the coming years.
Farmajo, who was elected in February on a wave of optimism, said his government was working toward a full lifting of the arms embargo. The United States suffered its first military casualty in more than 20 years on May 5, when a U.S. Navy SEAL, Kyle Milliken, was killed in a joint U.S.
"He talked about creating a process that would get Somalia there".
Chairperson of the African Union Commission Musa Faki stressed the emphasis is on empowering Somalia to take over the security, not to pave the way for the exit of AMISOM. "The longstanding arms embargo on Somalia severely restricts our ability to procure heavy weapons", Farmajo said.
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The UN Secretary General said growing food insecurity is affecting millions of Somalis.
"All of these issues are seen as crucial in the fight against al-Shabaab and in developing the country's flat-lining economy over the long-term". No Somali forces were injured.
Somalia is also facing new military interest from the United States, as President Donald Trump has approved expanded operations, including airstrikes, against the extremist group al-Shabab.
While conferring at the sidelines of the International Conference on Somalia, UK's Prime Minister May appreciated the sacrifice AMSIOM force contributing countries have been paying to restore peace and stability in Somalia. We shouldn't be thinking of doing it that way round.
The government forces, said to be disgruntled at the government over remuneration, are worsening a situation already compromised by the Al-Shabaab terror group and clan militias and leaders making some areas where food aid must be distributed inaccessible. The British minister emphasized the training of Somali forces now being undertaken by advisers and troops from several countries, including the U.K. and United States.
The worldwide community is also looking for a commitment from Somalia to deliver a one person, one vote democracy by 2020-21.