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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…  


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…  


Parliamentary Support Project (PSP-II)

The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), which came to power in September 2012, was led by a legitimately elected President, and a Prime Minister and Government that were nominated and endorsed by a…  


Reconciliation and Federalism Support Project (REFS) for Somalia

The Reconciliation and Federalism Support Project (2018-2021) (hereon referred to as REFS) has been developed in response to, and aligned with, the highest priorities of the National Development Plan…  


Constitutional Review Support Project (CRSP-II)

In November 2017, the Ministry of Constitutional Affairs (MOCA), the Independent Constitutional Review and Implementation Commission (ICRIC) and the Oversight Committee (OC), the key stakeholders in…  


Somaliland Parliament meets to discuss achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030

The House of Representatives of the Somaliland Parliament have held a first of a kind two-day event in Hargeisa, on the role parliaments have in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by…  


Women’s Charter for Somalia issued at three day Somali Women’s Convention

A landmark Women’s Charter for Somalia has been issued by delegates at a three-day Somali Women’s Convention, which took place in Mogadishu this week. The Convention was led by the Ministry of Women…  


Newly elected Puntland MPs attend training on parliamentary governance and law making

Forty-nine newly elected members of Puntland’s parliament have taken part in a three-day training this month on the role of parliament in reviewing and passing legislation, and on human rights and…  

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