Somalia:Go to School Initiative

 

Event:

Somalia: Go to School Initiative and what role is there for the Somali Diaspora to play

 

Act for Somalia is grateful to invite Somalia’s Minister of Human Development and Public Services HE Dr. Maryam Qasim to outline the goals of her Go to School Intuitive& what role is there for the Somali Diaspora to play.

 

Sunday 03/03/13 17:30-20:30

Marriott Hotel. Bristol City Center

 

Somalia today remains the most dangerous country in the world for children and youth, according to The State of the World’s Children 2012 report Somalia’s Gross enrolment rate is around 32% it also has the world’s highest child mortality rate. But despite this bleak national tragedy, there are signs of growing opportunity. In this year, the Somali government has devoted greater policy attention and resources to the education and health sector than any other time, and Minister of Human Development and Public Services is beginning to tackle the challenge in a strategic and comprehensive way.

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