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  • Somaliland: Dynamics of internal legitimacy and (lack of) external sovereignty

    By Scott Pegg & Pål Kolsto Despite its strong legal and historical claim s to sovereignty, the Republic of Somaliland remains entirely unrecognized by the inter national community more than 20 years after it proclaimed independence from Somalia in 1991. Paradoxically, Somaliland’s lack of external legitimacy has, in some ways, facilitated the growth and development of its internal legitimacy. In … read more

    Posted by admin on November 14th, 2015
  • Press statement: Copenhagen Conference ,19 November 2014

    Government of the Republic of Somaliland Press statement: Copenhagen Conference 19 November 2014 The Government of the Republic of Somaliland would like to praise the Government of Denmark for hosting the Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum on the Somali Compact, which is taking place in Copenhagen on 19 and 20 November. It is an important forum to review the progress … read more

    Posted by admin on November 19th, 2014

    Somaliland is the first country in the world where crowd-sourcing is being used to fund major infrastructure projects. Somaliland hasn’t yet been recognised by the international community so it cannot access the international loans it needs to invest in projects crucial to the country’s development. The government is matching funds raised by the general public and diaspora groups to build … read more

    Posted by admin on May 24th, 2014



Somaliland 5 Year Plan

National Development Plan (NDP) for Somaliland, that focuses on sustainable development and poverty reduction

Somaliland Vision 2030

The 20 year plan publication addresses poverty and health issues.