suffering from years of conflict, shortage of skilled human resources,
fragile economic and financial base and inability to deliver basic
services efficiently and effectively. Throughout Somalia, there is a low
level of service delivery in administrative, financial and technical
services; therefore, there is an urgent need to strengthen all the three
areas, especially at the local level.
building upon the peace, stability and the democratization process that
is underway in Somaliland, Puntland and pockets of stability in the
central and south zones, working with emergent institutions to engage
popular participation, respect human rights, gender equality, the rule
of law and are publicly accountable.
following the positive conclusion of the Somali National Reconciliation
Conference under the auspices of the Inter Governmental Authority
on Development (IGAD) and held in Kenya, UNDP envisages incremental
engagement specifically in peace building and strengthening institutions
at central level for Somalia.