SOSCENSA hel a key information discussion about Banadir decentralization research.

The issue of decentralization has been hotly debated in Somalia for the past decade. Following the collapse of the military dictatorship in 1991, few Somalis openly advocate for the return to a centralized authoritarian state that monopolizes power in Mogadishu. For many Somalis, some form of decentralization is necessary. However, the most suitable model of […]

Partnerships for progress in Somalia/Somaliland.

Saferworld’s partners in Somalia/Somaliland are making democratisation and constitution-making key priorities for their policy dialogue work. Over recent years Saferworld’s partners SONSAF (Somaliland Non-State Actors Forum), SOSCENSA (Somalia South-Central Non-State Actors forum) and PUNSAA (Puntland Non-State Actors’ Association) have developed a deep awareness of democratisation processes and relevant laws and constitutional provisions and have each positioned themselves as engaged[…..]

SOSCENSA started the third civic education events in Jowhar, Biadoa, Cadado and Maogadishu.

Voter education takes place events in Jawhar, Baidoa, Cadado and Mogadishu to assist the election administration in its task of delivering a free, fair, efficient and cost-effective election. It encompasses the basic voter information that every voter must have in order to arrive prepared at the voting station and vote on the dedicated voting day(s).[…..]


Job Title:Team Leaders – Short Terms Observers (STOs) (5 Position)   Duty Station: Mogadishu , Jubba-land , South West , Galmudug , Shabelle/Hiran Application deadline: 
 Monday August, 15th -2016 Type of contract: 
 Service Contract –Full time Languages Required:  Somali and English Duration of the Contract:1 Month 1.    Background The Participatory Governance and Peacebuilding Programme  (PGP) is a joint[…..]

The summit in London is excluding the very people who need to contribute to the discussions on Somalia’s future

The latest high-level summit on the future of Somalia will be held in London on Tuesday. Co-hosted by the federal government of Somalia and the UK, it will be attended by more than 50 representatives of Somalia’s donors, and representatives from international organisations including the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the EU and the African Union. Their[…..]

In Support and Recommendations to the Newly Elected President and Speaker of the Somali Parliament.

Representatives from nearly forty Civil Society Organizations including religious men, women, youth, private sectors, professionals and traditional elders attended a consultation meeting in support of the new government organized by Somalia South Central Non – State Actors (SOSCENSA), during the meeting participants discussed in detail on the issues of reconciliation, security and good governance and[…..]