OBSERVATORY OF CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION

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  • Abdullahi Odowa, speaking at the expert meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, OCVP Photos 2013

  • Mr Abdullahi Mohamed Odowa (Director, OCVP) with university of Sussex officials, OCVP Photos 2013

  • Recent visit by the newly appointed UNDP Country Director Mr. George Conway to OCVP, OCVP Photos 2013

  • Recent meeting with the newly appointed UNDP Country Director Mr. George Conway, OCVP Photos 2013

  • Shortlisted candidates on action during written test sessions for Garowe and Mogadishu satellite offices respectively, OCVP Photos 2013

  • From left to right: 2013 Annual Advisory Board Meeting photos and OCVP Director receiving the OCVP registration certificate in Mogadishu. OCVP Research Coordinator meeting with Mr. Anaclet of Uganda Management Institute, management of Development Research and Training Firm and Dr. Patric Wakida of Research World International, OCVP Photos 2013

  • From left to right: in-house capacity building training for HR/Logistic and Admin and Finance Officer and Training Coordinator attending Gender and Peace-building Course in Nairobi, OCVP Photos 2013


  • District Assessment Research methodology Review/Validation Workshop, OCVP Photos 2013


  • OCVP staff in session of an annual team-building workshop, OCVP Photos 2013

  • The OCVP staff on capacity-building workshop with a research expert from FORCIER CONSULTING, OCVP Photos 2013

  • Abdullahi Odowa, speaking at the expert meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, OCVP Photos 2013

  • Left to right: Professor Richard Black (Head of School of Global Studies); Professor Chris Marlin (PVC International); Professor JoAnn McGregor (Professor of Human Geography); Mr Abdullahi Mohamed Odowa (Director, OCVP); Mr Abdifatah Tahir (OCVP), OCVP Photos 2013

  • Erigavo District data collection exercise: Left to right: FGD with traditional/religious leaders and members from business community, OCVP Photos 2013

  • Members from Community Security Project of UNDP-Somali and OCVP staff participating Evidence-Based Programme Design Workshop held 5-8 May, 2013, OCVP Photos 2013

  • Borama District Assessment Findings Dissemination Workshop, OCVP Photos 2013

  • District Safety Committees Training: Left to Right: Members from DSC from Hargeisa, Las Anod, Burao and Borama Las Anod District Conflict and Security Assessment: Left to right: Focus Group Discussions with Women, Business Men and Traditional/Religious Leaders, OCVP Photos 2013

  • TOT training workshop on Governance and Rule of Law, OCVP Photos 2013

  • Burao District Assessment Findings Dissemination Workshop, OCVP Photos 2013

  • Group Picture for 16 Social Correction Facilitators and Training Facilitators at TOT workshop in Somaliland, OCVP Photos 2013

  • His Excellency the Minister of Justice opening the DREAM Software training workshop at OCVP, OCVP Photos 2013

 

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OBSERVATORY OF CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION

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The Observatory of Conflict and Violence Prevention ( OCVP) was established in 2009 as a non-political , non-denominational and non-governmental organization with the goal of organizing and supporting initiatives that promote peacebuilding, security , safety and sustainable development across all regions of Somalia. Employing proven scientific methods to collect , catalogue and analyse data on conflict, violence , crime and other issues of importance to peace , security and stability of the region..
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News Flash

Data Dissemination Workshop in Mogadishu for Politicians, Business Men and Academics from Bay Region

Earlier in May the OCVP Mogadishu Office conducted a district level data dissemination workshop in Baidao during which the Baidao District Conflict and Security Assessment and the major research findings of this report where shared with local officials and residents. However, as many leading political and community leaders from the Bay region, including Baidoa,  either live or are often located  in the capital Mogadishu it was soon realized that another data dissemination workshop should be organized in this city. Read more

Roundtable Discussion with Officials from the Government of Puntland

On 20 August 2014, the OCVP Garowe Office held a one-day workshop and roundtable discussion with relevant officials to discuss the latest findings of the Garowe District Conflict Assessment and the recently published policy brief ‘Youth Based Urban Crimes and Violence in Puntland’. Read more

Garowe District Data Dissemination Workshop

On 17 August 2014, the OCVP Garowe Office conducted a one-day district level data dissemination workshop in order to share the latest findings and assessment of perceptions on issues of governance, security, justice, conflict and violence in the District of Garowe with members of the community in the district. In December 2013 the OCVP had undertaken a comprehensive assessment of community perceptions on these important issues in Garowe, the capital city of the semi-autonomous Puntland State.

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Roundtable Discussion with Directors at Somaliland Ministry of Youth, Sport and Tourism

On 25 August 2014, at the invitation of the Director-General the OCVP the OCVP provided a briefing on its latest research and policy recommendations to the Departmental Directors of Somaliland’s Ministry of Youth, Sport and Tourism. Read more

Roundtable Discussion with Representatives of UN Agencies as well as Local and International Organizations Operating in Somaliland

On 21 August 2014, the OCVP held a workshop and roundtable discussion with representatives of United Nations agencies as well as local and international non-government organizations working in all areas of Peacebuilding and State-Building in Somaliland.

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