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Survey of Public Opinion on Somalia’s Provisional Constitution

This public opinion survey highlights that citizens in five major cities have different perceptions [mainly positive] about the constitution, despite only being marginally consulted by the politicians about their opinions.

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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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Attitudes Towards Democracy in Mogadishu

The vast majority of Mogadishu residents consider democratic elections in the city important, and intend to vote, according to the findings of a poll of 1633 people across the 17 districts of Benadir Region. Read the full report here..

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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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