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Strengthening legal and policy frameworks empowering local governments to deliver accountable services with support from the UN

Strengthening legal and policy frameworks empowering local governments to deliver accountable services with support from the UN

February 2018 -  In Somaliland, the UN’s Joint Programme on Local Governance and Decentralized Service Delivery  (JPLG) has helped to clarify the legal framework, functions, roles and responsibilities between the central and local governments and in line with the 2014 decentralization policy, making collaboration around service delivery in districts more effective.

 

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JPLG supports local government service delivery through revenue generation - providing the resources to improve services and infrastructure in Somalia

JPLG supports local government service delivery through revenue generation - providing the resources to improve services and infrastructure in Somalia

February 2018 -  Before 2008, many local governments in Somaliland and Puntland were in a state of financial disarray preventing institutional development and the ability to deliver any meaningful services to citizens. Very small amounts of locally raised revenues in districts were used on recurrent expenditures, such as salaries and fuel.

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SOMALILAND COMMUNITIES USE THEIR PHONES TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK ON EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WATER SERVICES

SOMALILAND COMMUNITIES USE THEIR PHONES TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK ON EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WATER SERVICES

Boroma, Somaliland, February 2018 - Every month over 200 community members in Boroma receive a series of questions on their mobile phones about the quality of local education, health and water services. Their feedback is captured in monthly reports shared with local officials and Ministries and discussed at regular meetings.

 

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GIVING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS MORE POWER HELPS IMPROVE EDUCATION IN SOMALILAND

GIVING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS MORE POWER HELPS IMPROVE EDUCATION IN SOMALILAND

Berbera, Somaliland, February 2018 - Annisa Ahmed Mohamed Huseen, a Grade 8 pupil at Omar bin Khataab Primary School says she appreciates the high quality of teaching at her school and aspires to be a doctor.

 

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Somalia’s first ever Woman Deputy Mayor in Mogadishu talks to UN JPLG and Highlights the Importance

Somalia’s first ever Woman Deputy Mayor in Mogadishu talks to UN JPLG and Highlights the Importance

UN JPLG had the pleasure of catching up with Somalia’s first ever woman Deputy Mayor, the dynamic Maluka Dheere Sheikh Abdulkadir, whose responsibilities cover Management of Administration and Finance for the Municipality of Mogadishu. 

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Modern and Sophisticated Office Facilities for Ministry of Women Development and Family Affairs in Puntland

Modern and Sophisticated Office Facilities for Ministry of Women Development and Family Affairs in Puntland

On 13 July, an uplifting ceremony, presided over by Puntland’s President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, took place to mark the handover of a modern and sophisticated building that will house Puntland’s Ministry of Women Development and Family Affairs (MOWDAFA) in Garowe.

 

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PUNTLAND ENGAGES IN INTER-STATE COLLABORATION WITH STATES OF JUBBALAND, SOUTH WEST

PUNTLAND ENGAGES IN INTER-STATE COLLABORATION WITH STATES OF JUBBALAND, SOUTH WEST

The Puntland Ministry of Interior invited five representatives from the States of Jubbaland, South West and Galmudug to participate in a 3 day workshop held 22-24 May 2017

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PROGRESSING STABILITY WITH THE LAUNCH OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW

PROGRESSING STABILITY WITH THE LAUNCH OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW

The Federal Government of Somalia is working to create strong, organized and representative district councils, as part of its efforts to improve effectiveness in, and service delivery by, local governance and in line with the Wadajir Framework. 

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ALLOCATING A PORTION OF NATIONAL BUDGET FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

ALLOCATING A PORTION OF NATIONAL BUDGET FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Garoowe-Wasaaraddaha Maaliyadda iyo Arrimaha gudaha oo ay waheliyeen saraakiil ka socotay Hayada UCNDF iyo Xafiiska isku xiraha ee Mashruuca JPLG ee (PMU), ayaa khamiistii 08-12-2016 waxaa shir iskugu yimid, ayadoo looga hadlay hormarinta dagmooyinka Puntland iyo in la helo qoondo rasmi ah oo ay dawladdu ku bixiso Hormarka Dagmooyinka.

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Puntland Government launched on 27th –November-2016 official independent Auditing to investigate JPL

Puntland Government launched on 27th –November-2016 official independent Auditing to investigate JPL

The Ministry of Finance has organized official meeting to foster the Auditor General mission to investigate and auditor districts projects implemented in 2015.

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Enhancing Somaliland Parliament’s Capacity for Public Outreach and Engagement

Enhancing Somaliland Parliament’s Capacity for Public Outreach and Engagement

A two-day workshop aimed at improving the skills and knowledge of the Somaliland parliamentary staff on outreach and public engagement mechanisms was held in Hargeisa

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UNDP SOMALIA HOST SOCIAL GOOD SUMMIT 2016 EVENT IN GAROWE

UNDP SOMALIA HOST SOCIAL GOOD SUMMIT 2016 EVENT IN GAROWE

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Somalia has hosted the Social Good Summit event in Garowe, bringing together local leaders, members from the community and media personnel to discuss ’The Role of Media in the Development’’ and join the global conference where ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions.

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