Somalia/Somaliland

Oral Intervention On Somalia

With the election of a new President, Somalia is at a crossroads in its history. It is essential that all stakeholders take this opportunity to commit to the full promotion and protection of human rights in the country. The test of the new government will be whether it can deliver on human rights commitments. We therefore thank the Independent Expert for his report and detailed recommendations in this regard

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Somalia: Human Rights Defenders Trained in Mogadishu

Nineteen Somali human rights defenders benefitted from a capacity-building training in Mogadishu organised jointly by the Human Rights Unit of the United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS), the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) and Protection International (PI) in March 2012.

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Somalia: London Conference Must Address Human Rights and Accountability

Representatives of 50 countries and international organisations will meet tomorrow, 23rd February 2012, in London, UK for an international conference on Somalia. Participants in the London Conference must ensure that accountability and respect for human rights are central to the Somali political process, the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) said today.

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