Beyond the Transitional Federal Government: Future Viable Options for Somalia
Nuradin Dirie, former Presidential Candidate, Puntland, Somalia
Chair: Sally Healy, Chatham House
Nuradin Dirie will address the viability of Puntland, Somaliland, and other local authorities. He will also discuss Somali piracy and the economics of piracy. He will conclude by offering suggestions for moving forwards in the region.
Nuradin Dirie is a former Presidential Candidate in Puntland. Prior to his Presidential bid, he served as Senior Advisor to the United Nations. He has also coordinated humanitarian aid to Somalia, overseeing the operation following the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean.