Peace building

Peace building

FinnSom operates and work in line with Finland’s development cooperation in Somalia which is also same as the need and priorities of Somalia government as a developing country and fragile states like Somalia. Therefore, FinnSom lays Particular emphasis on governance, justice and the rule of law, enhancing women’s and girls’ rights and the country’s own economic development, which in turn promote employment, livelihoods and well-being. This strengthens the preconditions of peace and improves people’s opportunities to earn a living, after which people would not need to flee from their home countries and they could return to their homes at a later time. In the peace building and stabilization programs FinnSom will closely work with the international organizations, governments and other stakeholders by exploiting to the maximum Somali diaspora great potential in Peace building and stabilization of home country which will and has contributed positively in their financial incentives and also by supporting peace building efforts in Somalia for the past years. Records show that there are numerous examples of the involvement of diaspora Somalis in peace mediation, recreation of democratic political institutions, as well as capacity building and rehabilitation of the health and educational sectors in Somalia and Somaliland. For international governments and INGOs, the Somali diaspora has in many cases been indispensable, as they can easily understand root cause and access target areas thereby giving them un upper hand in the attainments of positive impact with no much obstacles as they are able to visit areas of the country that have been hard to visit by Westerners due to security concerns fast decades.
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