Learn more


Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Security Sector Governance (SSG)

Security Sector Reform (SSR) and more specifically Security Sector Governance (SSG) in Somalia over the last four years has been a key Peace- and State-building Goal (PSG) objective of the New Deal…  


PCVE - Somali Strategy and Action Plan

Large parts of Somalia are still effectively under control of Al Shabaab, where it provides de facto governance by enforcing taxation, education and providing some form of justice. A key element for…  


Joint Police Programme

International funding has been crucial in sustaining the Somali Federal and Federal Member States (FMS) Police in returning a degree of security and rule of law to the country. The continuation and…  


Somalia Justice Programme

The programme has been developed based on the independent evaluation of the previous Joint Rule of Law Programme, as well as different studies. A lengthy consultation process has taken place from…  


Sixth group of UNDP sponsored law students graduate from Puntland State University

A sixth group of UNDP sponsored law students have graduated from Puntland State University School of Law this month, following completion of a four-year Bachelor of Law programme. The twenty students,…  


How women are becoming more visible as peace-builders in Somalia

Women’s role as peace builders has tended to be less visible and receive less exposure than their male counterparts in Somalia; this may be because women in the past have taken part in informal and…  


International legal aid expert delivers training to Somali legal and justice teams

Thirty legal and justice professionals from across Somalia have taken part in a first of a kind three-day training on legal aid policy and practice, which was delivered by international legal expert…  


Civil society groups hold landmark series of events to call for protection of human rights in Somalia

Civil society groups marked the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights this month with seven parallel individual events in the Somali capital, highlighting the need to protect…  


Somali civil society women’s groups join 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence

The Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development, and civil society women’s groups have joined the global campaign for 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV), with a panel …  


Federal Government holds public consultation on security and peace in Mogadishu; as part of a series of public meetings around the country

The Federal Ministry of Internal Security and Benadir Regional Administration have hosted a three day public consultation this week in Mogadishu, to present the Government’s security initiatives and…  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Somalia 
Go to UNDP Global