Tag: somalia

Somalia’s Protest to UN about Somaliland Engagement with UAE Hit a Roadblock

UNITED NATIONS, March 28 — The day after Somalia in the UN Security Council complained of Somaliland engagement with the United Arab Emirates, Inner City Press asked UN Spokesman Farhan Haq for the UN’s position.
He said it is a bilateral matter between Somalia and… the UAE. Continue reading “Somalia’s Protest to UN about Somaliland Engagement with UAE Hit a Roadblock”

Ethiopia and UAE on the Virtue of Declaring Somaliland Sovereignty as an Independent Country from Somalia

Over the past 27 years, and despite the success achieved by Somaliland in establishing a modern and democratic government, Somaliland is yet to receive full international recognition; although scores of international players are dealing with Somaliland as De Facto state for all practical purposes. Continue reading “Ethiopia and UAE on the Virtue of Declaring Somaliland Sovereignty as an Independent Country from Somalia”

Somalia and Somaliland: Ruminations on an Interim Settlement Process

Introduction

This short meditation explores Somalia’s post-independence experiment in nation building and governance and its path to failure. This is followed by a review of the approaches and strategies of external
interventions. The piece concludes that current strategies of interventions and state building do not inspire solutions to the Somali enigma. Instead, it proposes strategy for an interim settlement process that can
be a framework for mediating a pragmatic road-map for the beginning of a viable interim settlement process. Continue reading “Somalia and Somaliland: Ruminations on an Interim Settlement Process”