Somalia

Contacts

Leslie Mitchell

country director
lmitchell@pactworld.org

Kyle Charles

program officer
kcharles@pactworld.org

In Mandera Triangle, women leaders stem violent extremism among youth

June 13, 2019
The shared border areas of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, also known as the Mandera Triangle, have experienced armed conflict, extremist violence and political instability for years.
Murule and Marehan elders take part in a trust-building dialogue.

With trust-building dialogues, East African clans make peace

June 11, 2019
For many years, the Marehan and Murule clans in East Africa’s Mandera Triangle have lived in conflict. They share social and natural resources across the borders separating Somalia, Ethiopia and...

The RASMI project: Building peace in Africa’s Mandera Triangle

March 14, 2019
Regional Approaches for Sustainable Conflict Management and Integration, or RASMI, works to build peace in the Mandera Triangle, a border region of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia that has experienced...

Pact launches new USAID program to strengthen access to justice and legal aid provision in Somaliland

February 27, 2019
Today, a new expanding access to justice program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was launched, in a ceremony observed by the Somaliland Minister of Justice, H...

PEACE III stories of impact

February 13, 2019
These stories describe how Pact, through the USAID-funded PEACE III project, has strengthened the capacity of local partner organizations on the Kenyan border with Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan and...

Women in peacebuilding in Kenya’s borderlands

January 2, 2019
Pact's PEACE III project, funded by USAID, works along Kenya's borders with Uganda, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Somalia to strengthen conflict-management systems and build the capacity of regional and...

From hard beginnings, a youth peace initiative in Kenya thrives with Pact and USAID support

November 15, 2018
Noor Daher Ali, an ethnic Kenyan Somali, knows well the lure of Al-Shabaab. He grew up poor in this coastal town, where unemployment, poverty and illiteracy make young people vulnerable to...

Photo story: When water means peace

February 15, 2017
For the people of Qufdiqa, a water pan is cementing peace gains.

‘I have seen the light’: With Pact’s help, a Ugandan fighter puts down his weapons

November 8, 2016
Now a member of the Kaabong Peace Ambassadors, a Pact support group for reformed warriors, Peter Acia is remaking a life of peace and productivity.