On behalf of the people of Somaliland Republic , we stand should to shoulder with the UN and I do hope you will continue to communicate direct with the people Somaliland ,elected Government of Somaliland and I am taking the liberty to Copy this to HE Musa Behi Abdi , President of Republic of Somaliland and our Foreign and International Affairs Minister – Rt. Hon. Dr. ESSA Kayd and I hope this is the being of formal links between our Government Of Somaliland and UN HQ family.

HE Musa Behi Abdi as President of the Republic of Somaliland has promoted youth agenda in all section of society including the appointment of Youths in key positions of Leadership in key decisions making structures and established a Somaliland Youth Fund.

Somaliland “ The Role of Youth in Preventing Violent Extremism “, is not only through sport but by inclusion of Youth in all areas of decision making structures of Government as lead example ,so others can follow.

We send our heartfelt, congratulations to your good Office in holding this Conference and Somaliland stand shoulder to Shoulder in Preventing violence and Extremism in this Global Village.

Finally, May, I take this opportunity to extend warm Congratulations to the people of Somaliland on the occasions of the 63rd Anniversary of Independence gained from the UK on 26th June 1960 and May, we celebrate many years to come as Independent and Sovereign Nation.

Once again, on behalf of the Government and people of Somaliland, we covey our heartfelt good wishes to this unique conference to be held at UN Head Quarter, kindly informed all appropriate people and we express appreciation you organising my pass and all assistance to participate at this Conference, my sincere apologies for not coming at this late stage due to unforeseen circumstances and family commitment.


With Best Wishes

Abdikarim Abdi Adan
Secretary General
Advocacy and Capacity Development Foundation
Republic of Somaliland