Non-governmental Organization based in Somalia

The Somalia NGO Consortium is a voluntary mechanism of NGOs for NGOs. Given the highly insecure environment, the complexity of the operating environment, and the large numbers of agencies working in Somalia, a coordinated voice is critical to successfully conduct development and humanitarian work in Somalia.

Formed in 1999, we bring together local and international NGOs working in Somalia in order to share information and analysis on key issues, facilitate closer coordination and joint advocacy, and improve representation with stakeholders including local authorities, the UN system and donors.

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Walking the Talk in Somalia? Progress since the 2012 London Conference

The Somalia NGO Consortium stresses the need to overcome any perception that the objective of humanitarian assistance is to stabilize or support the Federal Government.

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NGO Call to Action - Somalia Conference, London 2013

NGOs welcome increased international engagement on Somalia and the Somalia Conference is an opportunity to shape positively Somalia’s future. NGOs also recognize and welcome the achievements the Somali Federal Government has made to provide a foundation for progress and change in the last 8 months. Sustainable progress in security, justice and accountability in Somalia, building on gains already made, continues to be the shared goal.