Minbar

Igniting a civic discourse towards participatory, democratic and inclusive Somalia and beyond —#CivicTech

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Who we are

Minbar Initiative will have a team of qualified producers and researchers who will manage, convene and oversee the day to day activity of the initiative. 

Platform for citizens

Management of self-governing associations of citizens

Civic awareness

Civic awareness and engagement to find out to how people feel, learn about, and take actions

Social Accountability Platform

platform that aims to stimulate new discussion and debate

Structure of Minbar

Minbar Initiative will have a team of qualified producers and researchers who will manage, convene and oversee the day to day activity of the initiative. The team will be fully based and stationed at the Minbar’s headquarters in Mogadishu and will report directly to the iRise Hub’s Board of Trustees.

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trainings
summer fellowship program
mentorships
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Minbar Initiative

is a forum for honest debate on topical issues in the Horn. Distinctly liberal, progressive and bold.

Things You Will Learn

Civic

fundamental pillars principles of the provisional constitution stretching from the earlier day of constitution-making in Somalia.

participatory

opportunity to break from the toxic social media narrative and deep dive into the history and origins of constitutionalism in Somalia

inclusive Somalia

the question of resource-sharing among the national and sub-national governments.

Beyond

with a core focus on the interpretation of the current constitution, the power and the limits of the dueling executive branches in the government

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