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 […]
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 has expressed its concern for the electoral process ….
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[…..]
forging-jubaland: Community perspectives on federalism, governance and reconciliation. find complete Document Here.
Somalia South central Non-State Actors (SOSCENSA) condemns indiscriminate killings over 50 innocent civilians…. find the document here
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[…..]
This document provides a summary of responses to the SOSCENSA-run consultation in late December 2011 in Mogadishu, on arrangements for Somalia post-August 2012. It also provides some of Saferworld’s analysis of what these consultation responses might mean for the London conference on Somalia. Downlord here.
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[…..]