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  • Capital: Mogadishu
  • Population: 10112453
  • Size: 637657.0 Km2

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The role of social protection programmes in supporting education in conflict-affected situations
R. Holmes / UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents 2010
This background paper examines the role of social protection programmes in supporting education in conflict-affected contexts. It looks at the impact, design and implementation issues of social protection programme experience in ...
Assessment of the private health sector in Somaliland, Puntland and South Central
J. Buckley; L. O'Neill; M. Aden / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2015
This report is an exploratory piece of work which aims to contribute to the design of DFID Somalia’s post-2016 health programming through achieving a deeper understanding of the role and current dynamics of the private sector in...
Situational analysis of FGM/C stakeholders and interventions in Somalia
S. Crawford; S. Ali / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2015
The overall aim of the situational analysis in Somalia is for government, donors and the UN to gain a greater understanding of existing interventions towards ending female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), and to identify gaps so as...
Cost assessment of environmental degradation in the Middle East and North Africa region – selected issues
B. Larsen / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
This paper estimates the cost of inadequate potable water, sanitation and hygiene, outdoor air pollution, and cropland degradation in 16 countries of the Arab League. The paper pointes that the 16 countries under study represent great...
Somalian piracy: an alternative perspective
P.K. Ghosh / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2010
The tendency of nation States to attempt solving the problem of modern piracy exclusively through the employment of their naval and military might is a flawed effort and has, more often than not, proved unsuccessful. At best, it has r...
Peace and Security Council Report: Issue 66
Institute for Security Studies 2015
This edition includes: Special Focus: African Union summit: Heads of state of the PSC deferred the tabling of a crucial report on South Sudan and decided to send a regional force to combat Boko Haram. A range of side me...
Kenya’s military intervention in Somalia: an intricate process
L. Miyandazi / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes 2012
In the midst of Somalia’s decades of conflict, al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based terrorist group with al-Qaeda links, has become particularly noticeable not only nationally but also regionally. Foreign intervention, therefore, is no n...
The elusive quest for Arab economic development
A. Galal; H. Selim / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
Today, Arab countries are not considered developed by international standards. This paper reviews the development experience of the Arab countries since World War II, arguing that the lack of inclusive economic and political instituti...
A pocket of stability: understanding Somaliland
D.R. Forti / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes 2011
On 18 May 2011 the self-proclaimed and unrecognised state of Somaliland celebrated its twentieth year of de facto independence from the Somali Republic. Emerging after the collapsed Siad Barre regime in 1991, Somaliland has developed ...
The power these men have over us: sexual exploitation and abuse by African Union Forces in Somalia
Human Rights Watch 2014
This research document provides findings on sexual exploitation and abuse in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, predominantly by personnel of the Ugandan People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) at and around the African Union Mission in Soma...
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