The Standing Committee leaders who are visiting Norway are keen to develop effective mechanisms and methods to use internally in the parliament and between the institutions in the country, so that all Somalis feel included in the decision making.
The Oslo Center is proud to welcome Honorable Speaker Mr. Mohamad Osman Jawari. He is accompanied by all the standing committee leaders from the newly formed parliament of Somalia on a study trip to Norway.
The Supreme Court in Kenya has announced that the election in Kenya has a winner. However, for the politicians of the country the battle lies ahead of them. They have to win the confidence of the people.
Young people’s needs were the main topic for the Oslo Center’s roundtable conference in Juba this March. The conference was the first step towards establishing a national dialogue forum for youth in South Sudan.
The winner of the elections in Kenya has been decided but the process is not over. The loser of the elections, Raila Odinga, will file a petition to the Supreme Court. If the Court agrees with Mr. Odinga, then Kenya will have to prepare for new elections.
Uhuru Kenyatta is declared the winner of last week’s presidential election in Kenya.
70% of the votes in Kenya are counted, but it is still impossible to predict if we’ll get a second round of elections or not.
The President of Myanmar Thein Sein is on an official visit to Norway. He is spearheading an exciting and fragile reform process in the country, and need all the support he can get.
African and Asian countries should manage valuable natural resources in a sustainable manner so that it contributes to economic growth and better living conditions for the whole nation.
Ethiopia is facing a very important election; the election of a new Patriarch which is currently being discussed in the high ranks of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Who it will be and what the implications might be is still unclear, but the outcome could have an effect not only on Ethiopia but the entire horn of Africa.