Whose peace is it anyway? Connecting Somali and international peacemaking
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Somaliland’s impressive peacebuilding record since 1991 has been accompanied by statebuilding, which has been achieved within the framework of a collection of basic laws articulated first in charters and later in an interim constitution. Ibrahim Hashi Jama’s article explores the making of the Somaliland constitution and how it has been used to maintain peace and uphold democracy.

In the absence of an authoritative interpretation of the constitution from the Somaliland Constitutional Court, Somalilanders have looked for pragmatic solutions that ensure continuing peace.

Ibrahim Hashi Jama