Progress in Somalia

Mohamed Osman Jawari was elected by an overwhelming majority to the position as speaker of parliament in Somalia. This election is an important step towards the upcoming presidential elections in Somalia.

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-Finally I am here!

The Oslo Center was the arena for a rare meeting between Aung San Suu Kyi and some of her most loyal supporters in Norway. democracy, reforms, and Aung San Suu Kyi’s own role was discussed.

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The Iron Lady

Africa has now got its own “iron woman.” She applies strong measures and gets a lot of scolding following the implementation of new reforms.

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Met with the President of Burma

Head of the Oslo Center, Kjell Magne Bondevik, met Saturday with Burma’s President, Thein Sein. Bondevik addressed several sensitive and important issues with the President as well as six of his ministers. – We had a good meeting. To me it seems like President Sein is sincere in his reform program, Bondevik says.

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