.....(Hal-ku-dhigyo Dhaxal-gal Noqday) = ..... President, C/raxmaan A. Cali: ''Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland dib ayay ula soo Noqotay Qaran-nimadeedii sidaa awgeed, waa dal xor ah oo gooni u taagan maanta (18/05/1991) laga bilaabo''...>>>>> President, Maxamad I.Cigaal:''Jiritaanka Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland'' Waa mid waafaqsan xeerasha u-degsan Caalamka! Sidaa darteed, waa Qaran xaq u leh in Aduunku aqoonsado''...>>>>> President, Daahir R. Kaahin: ''Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland waa dal diimuqraadi ah oo caalamka ka sugaya Ictiraafkiisa''...>>>>> President, Axmed M. Siilaanyo: ''Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland, Boqol sano haday ku qaadanayso helista Ictiraafkeedu way Sugaysaa! Mar dambena la midoobi mayso Somalia-Italia''.....[***** Ha Jirto J.Somaliland Oo Ha Joogto Waligeed *****].....

Monday, November 14, 2011

Shukri Ismail is 2011 International Crisis Group Award Winner

Press release

Hargeisa:- As members of the Board and the Management of Candlelight for Health, Education & Environment (CLHE), we are pleased to learn that Shukri Ismail, Chairperson of Candlelight, will be honored to receive, in the presence of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodhman Clinton, the International Crisis Group’s (ICG) 2011 In Pursuit of Peace Award on Friday, 16th December in New York.

The award is given for her dedication and her contribution to development work and promotion of peace in some of the world’s most conflict-affected regions.

Shurki is one of the founders of Candlelight and its chairperson and she (together with her team and staff) has been instrumental in making Candlelight on of the largest and most impactful organizations in Somaliland.

Also, a founding member of NAGAAD Network, the largest women network in Somaliland, Shukri has been very active campaigner for women’s rights.

Shuikri is also involved in democratization, peace building. She served as a member of Somaliland Electoral Commission and a current member of African Democracy Forum committee which is based in South Africa.

She also a member of Somaliland Independent Scholar’s Group – a group which follows closely the current issues arising from the democratization process and disseminates its positions papers through the media outlets.

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