Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in Somalia / Somaliland.
Local peacebuilding organisations in Somalia / Somaliland
Academy for Peace and Development (APD)
APD is a think tank based in Somaliland that serves as a non-partisan platform for peaceful political dialogue and democratic governance.
Candlelight for Health, Education & Environment (CHEE)
CLHE provides education, basic health care, environmental conservation, and employment for communities in Somaliland.
Disability Protection Association (DPA)
DPA works to empower people with disabilities in Somalia to maximize their potential and improve their standard of living
Forum for Peace and Governance (FOPAG)
FOPAG works to contribute to the development of a democratic system of governance in Somalia.
Haqsoor works in peacebuilding and conflict prevention in Somaliland and cross border clan based conflicts.
Horn Peace works with grassroots community leaders and elders in Somalia to promote the protection of human rights within the traditional systems.
Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies
IPCS teaches and researches peace and conflict studies in Somaliland and the Horn of Africa, specialising in traditional mechanisms for conflict resolution.
KAALO Aid and Development
KAALO Aid and Development is a Somali organisation founded in 1991. It focuses on relief, rehabilitation, development and peacebuilding programmes.
Kismayo University aims to offer young people in Somalia an alternative to militia life or emigration.
Kow Media Foundation (KMF)
KMF uses the media to promote peace and dialogue among the communities using different tools including the famous Somali Peace Caravan
Nagaad was formed to provide women's input and perspectives on issues facing Somalia.
Observatory of Conflict and Violence Prevention (OCVP)
OCVP was set up to work in conflict and violence prevention and enhance community safety in all Somali regions.
Onkod Relief Development Organization (ORDO)
ORDO supports people in Somalia, particularly vulnerable groups, who have been affected by the decades of conflict in the country.
Social Research and Development Institute (SORADI)
SORADI is an independent social research and development institute aiming to foster a culture of democracy and sustainable development in Somaliland.
Social-life and Agricultural Development Organization (SADO)
SADO aims to release the potential of the Somali people to change their own lives through sustainable, integrated development strategies.
Somali Anti-Tribalism Organization (SATO)
SATO aims to empower Somalis to take ownership of peace and development in the country.
Somali Peace Line (SPL)
Somali Peace Line (SPL) is a non-profit and non-governmental local organisation, established to bring lasting and sustainable peace in Somalia.
Somaliland National Youth Organisation (SONYO Umbrella)
SONYO is committed to the advocacy, development, capacity-building, mobilisation and coordination of young people in Somaliland.
Somaliland Youth Development Association (SOYDA)
SOYDA mobilises young people in Somaliland to combat conflict and development issues. SOYA is member of UNOY.
The Human Development Concern for Horn of Africa (HUDA)
HUDA works in Somalia with the vision that every human deserves the right to a peaceful, dignified and healthy way of life