All Blog Posts Tagged 'Somaliland' (7)

Somali Compact: Building a state to save a nation?

Brussels, September 16, 2013, the government of Somalia and European Union (EU) co-hosted the Somalia New Deal Conference during which the international community endorsed the…


Added by Joseph N Sany on October 27, 2013 at 10:02am — No Comments

Somaliland: 21 years of peace, by Muhyadin Saed

This post originally appeared on Insight on Conflict - the leading online resource on local peacebuilding in conflict zones.

In May 2012, Somaliland commemorated 21 years since declaring independence from Somalia. Although not recognised as an independent state by the international community,…


Added by Insight on Conflict on June 11, 2012 at 7:16am — 1 Comment

This Week in African Conflict... March 6th-13th, 2012.

  • A new American initiative to improve the notoriously poor LGBT rights in sub-Saharan Africa is reportedly inspiring a large backlash. Sub-Saharan Africa is marked by widespread homophobia as well as chronic dependence on foreign aid, in particular from the US, and the idea that the two issues might now be linked seems…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 13, 2012 at 7:11pm — No Comments

This Week in African Conflict... February 7th-14th, 2012.

  • The UN and Interpol discussedtransnational organized crime in West Africa, including illicit drug trafficking and the proliferation of illegal arms, as well maritime piracy in Lyon, France on Monday.
  • An anti-homosexuality bill is being once again resurrected by the Parliament in Uganda with…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 14, 2012 at 8:20pm — No Comments

This week in conflict… September 25th-October 1st, 2010

For a comprehensive summary of conflicts in the world for the week of September 25th- October 1st, 2010, visit

Added by Rebecca Sargent on October 1, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

This week in conflict… September 11- 17th, 2010


  • The UN will be having its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Summit in New York city from the 20th to the 22nd of September. They are looking to accelerate the progress towards the MDGs by 2015, review successes, best practices and lessons learned, obstacles and gaps, challenges and opportunities to lead to more “concrete strategies of action”.
  • A new…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on September 17, 2010 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Leaving Mogadishu: The War on Terror and Displacement Dynamics in the Somali Regions

This paper, just published by MICROCON, illuminates some of the micro-level, human consequences of the ‘war on terror’ in the Somali regions. It is based on qualitative research with people from Mogadishu seeking refuge in self-declared Somaliland, and offers a micro-analysis of the causes and processes of flight from Mogadishu in the last two years. It explores how particular interactions between people, their resources, and their… Continue

Added by John Spall on July 14, 2009 at 11:36am — No Comments

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