The Secretary general of the Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) H. E. Mr. Daud Abdi Daud who also heads the African Federation of Environmental Journalists (AFEJ) ensures today that he was invited and prepare to go the Conflict and Peace reporting, Peacekeeping and Peace Building Operations Reporting conference for Journalists in Eastern and central Africa scheduled to take place in Dar Es salaam, Tanzania.
The Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies in Africa (IPCS) will be hosting the eastern and central African journalist’s conference to be held from 19-23rd January 2105 at Beachcomber Hotel, in Dar Es salaam, Tanzania. The aim of this meeting is to expose the journalists to issues to conflict and Peace reporting, Conflict resolution, peacekeeping and Peace building Operations related to the United Nations and African Union Peace missions.
This gathering will draw Journalists from the National Government media, private media and International media groups reporting in Eastern and Central Africa with support from the Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Mr. Daud Abdi Daud has welcomed the holding of the 53rd Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Mogadishu in which was imperative testimony of the changing political and security landscape in Somalia and he was further welcomed the Egyptian Foreign Minister, H.E. Sameh Shoukry, visit in Nairobi, on Tuesday 13, January, 2015 where he was addressed the 129th Session of the UN Committee of Permanent Representatives at the UN Office in Nairobi. Mr. Shoukry, whose country chairs the current cycle of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN), hosted a lunch where he was to speak about Egypt’s candidacy for a non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council, allocated to the African Group for 2016-2017.
Somalia is moving very fast from fragile state to stable federal state as the UN Secretary General made a tremendous quick dash for visit twice in Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia. Currently, more than ten (10) regularly operating foreign embassies are working in a daily bases including, Uk, China, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Turk since the collapse of the military led central government in 1991.
Although, there is ongoing efforts related to establish Somalia relationship to foreign countries and will officially come up with a plan to create a close diplomatic relationship with Israel next couple of years as well.