Sool and Buuhoodle Voter Registration Preliminary Findings
Friday, September 2, 2016:
The voter registration of the upcoming March 2017 presidential and House of Representatives elections has peacefully started in Sool region and Buuhoodle district on 23rd August 2016. Voter registration has been successfully completed five regions of Togdheer, Awdal, Saaxil, Maroodi- Jeex and Sanaag and Sool region is going to be the last region that its people are registering in order to participate Presidential and House of Representatives elections in Somaliland.
The Fourth Extractive Sector National Forum
Posted: Sunday 9 April, 2017
On March 29th 2017, SONSAF has conducted the fourth extractive industry national consultation forum as follow up meeting that civil society wants to make sure that policy recommendations have been implemented and reflected on the ground.Indeed, this was a golden opportunity which all key actors come together and discussed issues around the sector.
The aim of this forum was to maintain an information sharing platform in order to enhance transparency around the development of this sector. This is the Fourth Extractive National Forum which was conducted by COSs. In this forum SONSAF has invited a high level delegation from the government of Somaliland, notably the Minister of Energy and Minerals, Eng. Hussein Abdi Duale, the Solicitor General, the Chairman of the HOR Subcommittee of Natural Resources, Director of OCVP, university management, CSOs, traditional elders, religious leaders, business people, intellectuals and International Oil Companies, youth, women and prominent people were all among the participants.
In this regard, SONSAF will produce a fourth position paper as the outcome of the forum which will shared with all companies, the government, community leaders who requested a Somali version and other stakeholders.