Minnesota urban planner killed in Somalia wanted 'to give back'
The Brooklyn Park civil engineer thought hard about the risks before he returned to Somalia last year to help repair the waterworks infrastructure of his war-torn country. On Monday the risks became real when he was murdered.
Donors praise Somalia's progress at Copenhagen conference
International donors gathered at the two-day High Level Partnership Forum on Somalia in Copenhagen issued a communiqué Thursday (November 20th) praising Somalia's political and security progress and outlining priorities for future efforts.
DHL Global Mail has reached an agreement with two dozen Somali Muslims who say they were fired from the company's Hebron facility in 2013 because they took a break for evening prayer, The Enquirer has learned.
Canada Working with International Community to Support Somalia
Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, highlighted Canada’s ongoing efforts to stabilize Somalia during the Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum, which took place on November 19 and 20, 2014, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Impunity guaranteed for violence against journalists in Somalia
Reporters Without Borders condemns journalist Abdirisak Ali Abdi’s murder on 18 November 2014 in Galkayo, in the northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland. This unclaimed killing has yet again highlighted the urgent need to break the cycle of impunity in Somalia, one of the world’s most dangerous countries for journalists.
An international donor conference for Somalia has opened in Danish capital Copenhagen.
The two-day High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) co-chaired by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the United Nations is aimed to maintain momentum in the political transition process and foster dialogue and reconciliation in Somalia.
High Level Partnership Forum endorses a Communiqué
Copenhagen – The first annual Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum was held in Copenhagen 19-20 November, co-chaired by HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Government of Somalia, and the United Nations, and hosted by the Government of Denmark. [Communiqué]
After the United Arab Emirates’ move to link American Islamic advocacy groups in a terror list along with Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, Taliban and the so-called Islamic State, Muslim and non-Muslim leaders alike in America and abroad are pushing back and asking for answers.