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Options To End Somalia’s Current Political Stalemate

Somalia has entered a dangerous political
stalemate that could unravel the significant
progress made on peace-building and state building
since the end of the transition in
2012. The announcement on 8 September
2018 by the leaders of five federal member
states to suspend cooperation with the
Federal Government is alarming on many
levels, not least because such a coordinated
action by the states is unprecedented.

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Selection of the Next Somalia Parliament: The Citizens’ View

The findings provide reliable, representative data on the views of residents in five major population centers, which contribute to the debate around the political process as major decisions about Somalia’s future are being deliberated.

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Federal Somalia: Not if but How

A significant majority of Somalis favor a federal system of governance, despite serious misgivings. This is according to a research project concluded by HIPS that spun across 5 major cities in Somalia. Read the policy brief here for more..

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Federalism Dialogue in Mogadishu

On December 22, 2014, the Heritage Institute for Policy Studies (HIPS) conducted a field research on ‘National Dialogue on Federalism’ in Mogadishu as part of field research on Federalism. Read on…

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LAUNCHING FEDERALISM DIALOGUE IN BAIDOA

On August 23, 2014, HIPS team visited the city of Baidoa to kick off a six city research project titled “National Dialogue on Federalism and Natural Resources.” The objective of the project is to support national reconciliation and a peaceful process of state-building by harnessing and amplifying local voices on decentralization options. Watch a short video of the first ‘Dialogue’ that was held in Baidoa. HIPS will next visit Galkayo, Garowe, Kismayo, Beletweyn and round it off with Mogadishu.

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Launching Federalism Dialogue in Baidoa

On August 23, 2014, a four member team from the Heritage Institute for Policy Studies (HIPS) visited the city of Baidoa to conduct a field research on ‘National Dialogue on Federalism’ as the first stop of a six-city field research on Federalism. Read below their reflections and impressions on the trip.

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