Innovative Research Institute
- SORADI is recognised as a centre of quality research, a hub of scholarly innovation and entrepreneurship, and an agent for the transfer of knowledge and harbinger of the democratic culture in the region. Its mission is to carry out activities that promote the democratisation and socio-economic development of Somaliland and the East-Horn African region.
WOMEN and MINORITIES are one step closer to winning their seats at the decision making arenas in Somaliland
In Somaliland women’s experience over the last twenty years has shown that one of the surest ways to increase women’s political participation and representation is the gender quota. Electoral gender quotas are defined as an equality policy measure, the aim...
For me SORADI is born to serve as a platform and vehicle of change for the ideas and efforts of diverse individuals and groups of the Somaliland society who share the unwavering commitment to realise the aspiration of its people to build a democratic state, anchored in social justice, the rule of law and pursuit of prosperous present and future for its citizens.
Voice of the voiceless
The project attempted to tackle demand and supply side challenges to accountability: on the one side, working with rights holders to raise awareness and demand for accountability at city and neighbourhood levels. On the other side, building the capacity of duty bearers to better deliver services by training local council staff over a three-week period.
The study captures the views and reflections of more than twenty individuals involved in the project, and what they learnt in this journey towards strengthening accountability.
The Voice of the Voiceless Policy Brief summarises the findings from an IAAAP-commissioned case study of a pilot project to strengthen accountability within Hargeisa Local Council (HLC);
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