Past event

Research Event

Somalia: Views from the Frontline

Chatham House, London

Africa Programme, Horn of Africa Project

Event documents

Meeting Summary: Somalia: Views from the Frontline
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Fartuun Adan, Executive Director, Elman Peace and Human Rights Centre
Aydrus Daar, Executive Director, WASDA Humanitarian NGO
Abdullahi Shirwa, Chair, Somali South-Central Non State Actors (SOSCENSA)
Abdifitah Sugule, Vice-Chair, Puntland Non-State Actors Association (PUNSAA)
Chair: Jason Mosley, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House


As world leaders gather in London for a second year to discuss Somalia's future, this event will hear from leaders of civil society about the reality of life in Somalia. The speakers, who come from and work in all areas of the country, will comment on changes in the security and political situation, and if Somalis are becoming more optimistic about the future of their country.

This event will include a photo exhibition, depicting a powerful glimpse of Somali life.

More on Somalia.