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What future for Somalia?

The British Embassy organised the conference "A new era for Somalia: what role for Italy and the UK?", with CeNASS

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Somali woman

The event took place in Rome, at the Ambassador’s Residence, Villa Wolkonsky, on Monday 19 March 2013.

The conference focussed on:

  • Political developments: security and justice. How can Italy and the UK help the Somali government?
  • State building, federalism and constitutional issues
  • Preventing sexual violence in conflict areas. What can be done in Somalia?

The conference ended with a debate that saw the participation of two former Italian foreign ministers: Massimo D’Alema and Franco Frattini.

For further information write to RomeEvents@fco.gov.uk.

Published 23 March 2013