FOF meets with Somali delegation in Berlin to discuss the development of federalism in Somalia

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The delegation included Mr Mohamed Abdi Ware President of Hirshabelle State, and included Mr Abshir Mohamed Ahmed, 1st Deputy Speaker of the Upper House, and Mrs Fawzia Mohamed Sheik, Chairlady of the Security, Regional Administration and Federalism Committee.

They were in Germany on invitation of the German Foreign Federal Office to learn about various aspects of German federalism, and to discuss challenges and options for advancing the implementation of Somalia’s Provisional Constitution of 2012 which in effect provides for a federal system of governance for Somalia.

Forum of Federations runs a training and capacity building program on federalism and reconciliation in Somalia, in cooperation with Conflict Dynamics International and the Somali Youth Development Network – Soyden.