SOMALILAND: President Silaanyo to address Chatham House
Republic of Somaliland is a stable and peaceful democracy . In contrast to the problems of the south of Somalia, Somaliland has made progress in establishing the basis for economic growth and lasting peace, in spite of its failure to gain recognition as an independent state.
President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud 'Silanyo' has been President of Somaliland since his election in July 2010. He will speak about his plans for Somaliland and the country's regional role.
The President will discuss the opportunities presented by Somaliland and will reflect on the peaceful transfer of power after July's successful elections.
President Silanyo previously served as Minister of Finance in Somaliland and is leader of the Kulmiye party.
Non-members and interested individuals should apply to Tighisti Amare. All applications must be made by email. Places are limited and Chatham house reserves the right to restrict access without notice or explanation. Attendees may be required to present photo identification at any time..
Friday 26 November 2010 13:30 to 14:30
Chatham House, London
HE Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo, President of Somaliland
Chair: Lord Triesman