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:

  1. University of Hargeisa
  2. East African University
  3. Nagaad Network
  4. Somali Youth Development Network (SOYDEN)
  5. Finn Church Aid (FCA)
  6. 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.