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New clinics help reduce maternal, child mortality

Facilities supported by UNDP offer delivery, vaccination, nutrition and birth registration.  


Local economic development boosts family incomes, keeps kids in school

Khadra is one of 50 women helping to boost the economy in Somaliland by working in Gabiley’s thriving market, with knock-on benefits for health and education.  


Transforming local government: A bird's eye view

Decades of civil war have destroyed much of Somalia’s physical infrastructure and fractured trust among different communities, individual citizens and the state. So how to fix the damage? This…  


New market shows the power of local governance in Gabiley, Somaliland

For many years, Khadra sat under a tree by a dirt road in the small town of Gabiley and called it her shop. She’d spread her vegetables on the floor and wait there in the afternoon heat, watching them…  


Somali Women MPs attend leadership training in Addis Ababa as part of gender equality initiative

Twelve Somali women parliamentarians have attended a UNDP supported leadership training in Addis Ababa, as part of UN initiative to support gender equality and women's political participation in…  


Hirshabelle local government holds consultation on quota for women’s representation in district councils

The Hirshabelle Ministry of Interior and Local Government has committed to implementing a thirty percent quota for women’s representation amongst the delegates who elect district councils in the…  


Daldhis (Build Your Country)

Since 2012, Somalia has seen significant changes in its security context and its political structure. Over the last two years, Somalia’s state formation process has seen the introduction of a new…  


UN ELECTORAL SUPPORT PROJECT

UN support to the current electoral cycle (2018-2021) to assist Somalia with the preparations for universal elections is mandated by the UN Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR 2358 (2017) and 2408…  


Joint Programme on Women’s Political Participation, Leadership and Empowerment

The Joint UN Programme on Women’s Political Leadership, Participation and Empowerment (JP WPE) is a collaborative initiative between the Federal Government represented by the Ministry of Women and…  


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…  

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