Past event

Research Event

Somaliland: Progress Towards a Regional and International Role

Chatham House, London

Africa Programme, Horn of Africa Project

Event documents

Meeting Summary - Somaliland: Progress Towards a Regional and International Role
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Participants

HE Dr Mohamed Bihi Yonis, Foreign Minister, Somaliland
Chair: Dr Michael Walls, Director of Research, Development Planning Unit, University College London

Overview

Somaliland has been seeking recognition of its independence for over 20 years, in which time it has achieved advances in security, development and multi-party democracy. Foreign Minister HE Dr Mohamed Bihi Yonis will give a briefing on developments in Somaliland and priorities for the government, including progress on the new voter registration system and ties between Somaliland and Somalia. He will also discuss how it can engage more effectively with the international community.