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Garowe, Reconciliation & Federalism

On 18 September, a team from the Heritage Institute for Policy Studies traveled to Garowe, the capital of Puntland state of Somalia as part of a six-city field research on federalism. Read on..

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Special Forum with the President of Somalia

On 11 September 2014, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was a guest at the Heritage Institute for Policy Studies’ Forum for Ideas. Thursday’s forum coincided with the second anniversary of President Mohamud’s election as a non-transitional president of Somalia.

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Wareysi Cabdiraxmaan Caynte Madaxa Machadka HIPS

Agaasimaha Machadka Heritage ee Daraasaadka Siyaasadda, C/raxman Caynte, oo wareysi dhinacyo badan taabanaya siiyey warbiye C/kariim Cali-Kaar oo ka tirsan taleefishinka caalamiga ah ee Somali Channel xilli uu agaasimuhu howlo shaqo u joogay magaalada London, bishii August 2014.

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Al Jazeera Inside Story: Can Somalia Disarm its Militia?

On 24 August 2014 Al-Jazeera broadcast an edition of Inside Story, hosted by Sami Zeidan, on the on-going disarmament of militias in Somalia. The director of the Heritage Institute Abdi Aynte joined Jamal Osman of the UK based Channel 4 and Ridwaan Haji Abdiwali, the Somali government spokesman and adviser to the Somali Prime Minister.

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Special Forum with Somali PM Abdiweli

On 3 August 2014, HIPS organized a Special Forum for Ideas with the Prime Minister of Somalia Hon. Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed. Discussions centered on the achievements, challenges, and way forward for premier Abdiweli’s government, seven months after its formation.
Over one hundred citizens, including civil society leaders, academics, former senior officials, media personalities, representatives of women and youth groups, and members of the business community participated in the Forum.

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Roundtable with the Prime Minister

The Prime Minister of Somalia, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, was guest speaker at our latest Forum for Ideas, held on Sunday 3 August 2014 at the Jazeera Hotel in Mogadishu.

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Decentralization Options for Somalia

The issue of decentralization has been hotly debated in Somalia for the past decade. For many Somalis, some form of decentralization is necessary. However, the most suitable model of decentralization for Somalia remains a matter of contention. This paper is the first in a series of outputs by Heritage Institute on the topic of decentralization.

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Al Jazeera Inside Story – Aid Agencies: Cooperating or compromising?

On 10 December 2013 Al-Jazeera broadcasted an edition of Inside Story based on our joint report with the Overseas Development Institute, Talking with the Other Side.

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U.S. Senate Africa Subcommittee of the Foreign Relations Committee

On 8 October 2013, HIPS Director Abdi Aynte testified before the U.S. Senate Africa Subcommittee of the Foreign Relations Committee.

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HIPS Director’s testimony at the US Senate

On 8 October, HIPS Director Abdi Aynte testified before the U.S. Senate Africa Subcommittee of the Foreign Relations Committee. The title of the hearing was “Security and Governance in Somalia: Consolidating Gains, Confronting Challenges and Charting the Path Forward”.

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