Press Statements

Government’s Forceful Dispersal Of Peaceful Parents Gathering In Mogadishu Is Unfortunate

It is unfortunate the use of excessive force and forcefully dispersing peaceful gathering organized by distressed parents on May 16, 2021 at Daljir Dahsoon in Mogadishu Somalia, demanding the government on whereabouts of their young men who were sent to Eritrea for military training. Parents and relatives have been continuously ...
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International Youth Day August 12

In 1999, the General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the  World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day. International Youth Day gives an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, ...
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URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO ADDRESS THE GROWING ONLINE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SOMALIA

While more people make their way into the internet, it is no surprise that the amount of electronic violence against women also rises and it is not a new phenomenon on the world but is dealt as part of violence and discrimination that women and girls face offline and online ...
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Debates over Mogadishu’s representation in the Upper House prompts hate speech and disinformation in the social media

The recent heated debates on Mogadishu's representation in the Upper House and arrangements for the upcoming federal elections by the Lower House  and public remarks and speeches by some senior government officials, politicians and other prominent figures triggered inflammatory and hate speech, disinformation  and confrontation among Somali social media users ...
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Bareedo Platform Somalia honours the Somali Youth Day and appeals to all Somali youths to regain confidence in their country and collectively build Somalia

Bareedo Platform Somalia honours the commemoration of Somali Youth Day, an annual event that signifies the beginning of the struggle for independence by a group of young Somalis in seventy-seven years ago on 15 May 1943 under the banner of the Somali Youth League (SYL). The SYL became an instrumental ...
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Bareedo Platform joins in Open Covid Pledge

World has changed in unprecedented ways in the last several weeks due to the Coronavirus pandemic and urgent action is required to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, inform public effectively and treat those it has affected. In this difficult time, it is indispensable that all data and information related to the ...
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Bareedo Platform Appreciates Puntland Ministry of Finance for An Openness of State Revenue and Expenditure to the Citizens First Time

Bareedo Platform appreciates Puntland Ministry of Finance for publication of its state revenue and expenditure to the citizens first time. This is first kind of openness to be shown by a budget holder in Somalia and is a time Puntland citizens need greater transparency and accountability from their government. Every ...
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Bareedo Platform appreciates the participatory process engaged by Puntland Electoral Commission

Bareedo Platform appreciates the wider consultation process already employed by the Transitional Puntland Electoral Commission (TPEC) which was recently re-established by the president and the parliament in a way instructed by an annex to the constitution ...
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