Photos of Somaliland elections June 2010 © Claudia Simoes/Progressio
We help people empower themselves to have a voice in political processes and demand accountability and transparency.
Working with our partners we are:
• supporting civic participation in transparent and accountable government through civic education and awareness;
• raising people’s awareness of their civic and voter rights to promote increased participation in elections;
• strengthening the capacities of civil society organizations to advocate for the respect of human rights;
• promoting equitable representation of women in decision making;
• eliciting public support in all six regions of Somaliland for women’s representation in elections;
• supporting free and fair elections through election observation missions.
Al Jazeera report: Somaliland set for presidential vote
Watch a report from Al Jazeera on the run-up to the June 2010 presidential elections - featuring an interview with Progressio's Steve Kibble, who helped coordinate the international election monitoring mission