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Abdikarem Maruf is a program manager at Minbar Initiative. His work is focused on youth participation and development. He participated in a number of international programs including YALI with a focus on youth in state-building.
Yusuf Abdirahman is Graduate student and Data analyst
Diplomat, Former Political advisor of The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Somalia in Türkiye. Writes in Somalia, researcher in international relations and Security focusing on somalia foreign policy.
René Brosius is currently a PhD student in Law at the University of Bayreuth. He first studied Modern and Contemporary History, Sociology and Political Science at the Humboldt University to Berlin and later changed to Law at the same university. He passed his 1st and 2nd state examinations in Berlin. While still a student, he worked in the German Bundestag as a research assistant at the interface between politics and administration. During this time, he specialised in the areas of special administrative Law and European Law. After his studies, he joined the judicial service of the State of Hessen in 2009. Since February 2020, he has been working in the Hessian State Chancellery. In his doctoral thesis, he examines the question of the transferability of state structure principles of the German Basic Law to Somalia.
Time to Work for a New Momentum in Somalia–Türkiye Relations

Time to Work for a New Momentum in Somalia–Türkiye Relations

President of Türkiye, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (R) [Anadolu Agency].  The 12-years-old Modern relations between Somalia and Türkiye continues Diplomaticallyas the two brotherly nations take new steps in bilateral cooperation and people to people relations. Somalia and Türkiye

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On September 4, 2023, Minbar Initiative convened a town hall meeting with key stakeholders to address – and discuss – the challenges and opportunities in the education sector.

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Somalia Should Invest in Community Cohesion to Build a Prosperity

Somalia Should Invest in Community Cohesion to Build a Prosperity

What is the common obstacle in our society that obstructs our recovery, regardless of religious, cultural, or linguistic diversity? Somalia has grappled with formidable challenges in recent decades, encompassing political

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