Whose peace is it anyway? Connecting Somali and international peacemaking
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Charles Petrie, UN Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) for Somalia, reflects on the changing character of UN intervention and the importance of partnership with Somalis and with other international organisations.

The negative attention has to be captured and transformed into a positive interest in solving Somalia’s problems. International security interests are there and they need to be channelled in positive ways that will allow Somalia to emerge from the violence.

Charles Petrie