Bareedo Platform Somalia is a non-governmental and non-profit youth-led organization founded in 2015 in Somalia and dedicated to promoting democratic values and institutions, participatory and inclusive society, open government and digital rights. Bareedo concentrates on strengthening of participation, influence and representation of young people in decision-making to exercise their role as responsible citizens in Somalia.

what we do

Digital Rights

We defend and promote digital rights by building citizens' digital literacy and digital security skills, responding to emerging digital threats and monitoring of violations such as Internet disruptions, illegal surveillance, arrest of bloggers and the passage of hurtful legislation. Call The Digital Help Desk Recent Updates ...
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Open Government

We advocate and promote open government principles to increase public access to information through the use of modern, open technologies and that public needs are reflected in decisions in order to achieve different policy outcomes within the framework of the 2030 Global Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals. Our Current Programs ...
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We promote inclusive, transparent and accountable public institutions that contribute directly to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 16. Promotion of broad participation of people in politics, in particular focus to engagement of youth, women, minorities and persons with disabilities. Our Programs ...
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Internet Connection Was Cut Off in Lasanod Town in Somalia for 12 Hours

The internet access in the northern Somali town of Lasanod was forcefully shut down by the security forces of Somaliland, a self-declared region in northern Somalia that broke away and declared independence from Somalia in 1991. Clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces started in Lasanod town on December 26, ...
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Somali Rural Community Water Management Manual

Somalia is currently facing the worst water scarcity in many decades as a result of successive droughts. The amount of freshwater per person has been decreasing over time, going from 2,087 cubic meters in 1962 to 411 cubic meters in 2017 according to a World Bank report 2020. This is ...
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Bareedo honors some great youth members in this year’s International Youth Day

As a youth organization, Bareedo Platform marks International Youth Day each year on the 12th of August and celebrates the contribution that young people make in social and public matters in Somalia. In this year and third year in row, Bareedo is going to commemorate the #IYD2022 virtually and present ...
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Empowering and engaging youth as positive force for transformational change in Somalia

Sharmarke Yusuf is an International Rotary peace fellow, for his extensive experience in Peace and development and had 10-week session of field study in Makerere University at Rotary Peace Center for gaining knowledge through examine new approaches of peace building and conflict transformation, following by application of leadership skills. The ...
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Bareedo Conducted Training For 34 Journalists On Right To Information And Protection Of Vulnerable Groups In Somalia

Bareedo Platform facilitated Right to information and protection of vulnerable groups - Remote training units for 34 journalists from different media outlets in Puntland, mainly those based in Garowe, the capital city of Puntland state in Somalia. The training was funded through partnership between Puntland Media Co. and Caritas Somalia ...
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How rural communities in Galmudug and Puntland are going to overcome water-based conflicts

Somalia is experiencing its worst drought crisis in a decade as result of failure of three consecutive rainy seasons since October 2020. There were also disastrous droughts between 2000 and 2011; resulting in famine, food insecurity, water scarcity and loss of livelihoods. Somali rural population who make up 60% of ...
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