POSTED: Monday, October 15, 2012. 6:13PM by somaliastrategyforum
  • Upcoming Conference: Empowering Somali Women.

    The Somali Women's Conference will discuss plans to educate, inspire and empower Somali women. It will provide a powerful platform needed in establishing the hope, change and equality sought by all Somali women.

    Details will appear at the Somalia Strategy Forum's website as they become available.

  • POSTED: Sunday, March 18, 2012. 9:48PM by somaliastrategyforum
  • Register Now for the Somalia Strategy Forum Conference on April 14.

    Registration has opened for the inagural Somalia Strategy Forum Conference. The conference will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL, 60604.

    Please visit our registration page to sign up to attend the conference. You can also download the brochure here.

    EVENT DETAILS: Somalia is at a crossroads. The international community, headed by the Somali diaspora, is organizing a forum for developing a strategic agenda to build a prosperous and peaceful future for Somalia. The conference is open to Somalis and anyone concerned with the sustainable development and human security in the Horn of Africa. The Chicago forum aims at developing strategies for sustainable agricultural development, food security, rule of law, economic development, inclusive education, health care and governance capacity. The focus of the conference is on sustainable capacity development extending the conversations which began at the (February) London Conference for Somalia.

  • POSTED: Sunday, March 12, 2012. 8:36AM by somaliastrategyforum
  • Updated Date and Venue for Somalia Strategy Forum Conference.

    We are pleased the announce the first Somalia Strategy Forum Conference will now take place on April 14, 2012 at the Union League Club in Chicago, IL. The conference will feature presentations on Somalian development strategy for business professionals, international development organizations, and political leaders from around the world. Please check back here for more information on the conference. If you are interested in attending, please fill out the form on the Contacts Page.

    Union League Club of Chicago - 65 W Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL, 60604.
    Union League of Chicago photo

    The theme of this conference will be Somali Capacity-Development Strategic Planning, and will focus on five development areas that are central to building Somali human security:

    • Governance Capacity, including Rule of Law and Justice Sector Development;
    • Poverty Eradication Strategy for Food Security;
    • Literacy and Educational Capacity development;
    • Health Sector Development; and
    • Sustainable Economic Development

    All details will be posted here as they become available. Please keep checking back for information.

  • POSTED: Thursday, February 2, 2012. 10:14PM by somaliastrategyforum
  • The Somali Strategy Forum is looking for input from Somali women.

    We are looking for Somali women who can play a critical role in our organization. We need your support, input, and unique perspective. The Somalia Strategy Forum values your opinions and ideas. We need to hear your voices.

    Please contact us through the form on the Contacts Page or send us an e-mail at

  • POSTED: Thursday, February 2, 2012. 10:20PM by somaliastrategyforum
  • Seeking Somali education professionals.

    We are looking for Somali education professionals to participate in our Education Committee. We are also inviting non-Somalis with expertise in the educaitonal field to bring a valuable outside perspective. Our education meetings are open to everyone to ensure all viewpoints are heard, acknowledged, and considered. Everyone has an opportunity to speak, and all perspectives are welcome.

    We are looking for volunteers at this time. If you think that you can help us build a better future for Somalia, please join us. We need you, but most of all our country needs you.

    Please contact us through the form on the Contacts Page or send us an e-mail at
The Somalia Strategy Forum
5957 N Broadway Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA, 60660.
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