LONDON — The Government of the United Kingdom is preparing to host a conference on Somalia, making the second such conference since 2012.
This year, the London Conference on Somalia will take place in London on May 11th, 2017. The conference which will be co-chaired by Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, elected in February 8th, and the UK Prime Minister Theresa May. It will convene Heads of State and Government from across East Africa and other key partners, along with senior figures from international organisations.
When the UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited Mogadishu and met Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo in mid-March he was not only delivering the message of the conference but also emphasizing the core agenda of the conference.
UK's theme of the conference
The UK Government believes that Somalia deserves a surge in support to secure the progress the country made during the past five years.
The upcoming Somalia Conference will address key issues among them security, political reform and governance, economic development and new partnership agreement between Somalia’s government institutions and the international community.
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