Visibility to Influence

A core objective of the Somalia NGO Consortium  is the proactive sharing of information to facilitate an informed NGO community able to implement the best possible work in Somalia.

The Somalia NGO Consortium provides a communication mechanism for  NGOs working in Somalia, as well as for various external stakeholders including donors, UN agencies and governments.

The Consortium strives to ensure members are equipped with adequate and relevant information on the political, humanitarian, security and developmeny issues collated from different froums.

The Consortium's linkages with key stakeholders enables regular and appropriate dissemination of information to member agencies and others. Papers, positions and all updates pertaining to NGO activities and concerns in Somalia are shared widely with NGOs and with other actors where appropriate.

Members are also provided with a space in which they can share information on their products reflecting on their experience and thereby creating awareness on lessons learnt and best practices.

Activities include:

  • Provision of an effective platform for high quality information exchange leading to actionable output
  • Facilitation of effective communication between regional Consortium representations
  • Facilitation of sharing of information between member organisations and other actors where appropriate.