The Observatory of Conflict and Violence Prevention (OCVP) been a non-governmental and a non-political organization situated at the intersection between academics, community practitioners and policymakers, its Board of Directors are drawn from local academia, local and international non-governmental organizations working on issues of peacebuilding and statebuilding in the country. the current member organizations and institutions are as following:
- University of Hargeisa
- East African University
- Nagaad Network
- Somali Youth Development Network (SOYDEN)
- Finn Church Aid (FCA)
- Danish Demining Group (DDG)
The Board of Directors meets face-to-face once a year and review strategic documents as well as annual budget and work plan.