Mogadishu – Somalia’s federal electoral law has now been approved by the House of the People and was signed into law by the President on 20 February. This law is part of the essential electoral legislative framework required so one-person-one-vote national elections that allow a
2020 has the potential to be a transformative year for Somalia. A number of key national priorities are due to conclude and will impact Somalia’s trajectory for years to come.
Baidoa, 19 February 2020 – “I would like to see changes that address our interests,” Nurta Mohamed, a resident of the Qasab 2 camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), said today at a gathering in the city of Baidoa, in Somalia's South West State.
Mogadishu – Somalia and the United Nations culture and education agency today signed an agreement aimed at strengthening efforts to preserve the country’s cultural heritage and improve its educational sector.
Mogadishu, 3 February 2020 – A three-day public consultation on the constitutional review process ended today with a renewed appeal for all Somalis to participate in an inclusive and transparent dialogue, and contribute to finalizing the country’s fund
Hargeisa – To reach the Naasa Hablod camp, one must walk on a rough and narrow path, trimmed with thick layers of cactus bushes. The camp of 521 households sits on the outskirts of the city of Hargeisa, in Somaliland, and is home to 3,096 internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Mogadishu, 1 February 2020 – Over one hundred participants from Benadir Region joined today the inaugural consultative meeting on the constitutional review process, organized by the federal Ministry of Constitutional Affairs (MoCA).
Mogadishu – Somalia’s international partners* are concerned about the developments in Galmudug State that have emerged during the final stage of the months-long effort towards forming a united and stable Galmudug Federal Member State through a reconciliation process and elections