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The 2006 Washington DC Somaliland Convention Will Bring Together Guest Speakers From Somaliland Including A Delegation From The Somaliland Government, Civil Society, Members From Somaliland Parliament, And Diaspora

ISSUE 241
Front Page
Index
Headlines

The JNA Exposed As A TFG Ploy

Nine Injured In Mogadishu Grenade Attack

Djibouti Defense Minister In Eritrea To Discuss Somalia

ANALYSIS-Shift On Somalia May Make Peace Harder

Somaliland Women Challenge Islamic Roles

The 2006 Washington DC Somaliland Convention

Somalia Govt Willing To Offer Islamic Rivals Cabinet Posts

I'm Prepared To Talk Peace, Says Leader Of Somalia's Sharia Courts

Regional Affairs

Somali Lawmakers Meet Rival Islamists

No Trade, Transport 'During Prayers'

Somalis Face Anti-Immigrant Attacks In S. Africa

World Donors Urge Power-Sharing Deal For Somalia

Rwandan President Paul Kagame To Visit Rusi In London To Deliver The First Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture On African Security And Development

Editorial
Special Report

International News

The Pentagon Plans For An African Command

Rival Regimes Cloud Somalia's Future

Arab Press Says Jews Perpetrated 9/11 Attacks

Air Power: An Enduring Illusion

Kennedy And Coleman Call For Action On Banking Regulations Effect On Somali Community

Proposal Of Somali Custom Keyboard

Postcard From Dubai

FEATURES & COMMENTARY

Editorial: Sleeping With A Devil In Islamic Clothing

SECOND TAKE - The Guardian

Postglobal: Somalia's Islamic Courts

Somalian Women's Courage Goes Unrewarded

New U.S. Lie: “Islamo-Fascism”

TRIPLE CROSS: Nat Geo Channel's Whitewash Of The Ali Mohamed Story

Food for thought

Opinions

Somalia's Collapse Into Jihadism

The Prevention Of Recap Genocide

What Is The Role Of The Somali Diaspora?

Open Letter to: Speaker of Somaliland House of Representatives

Somaliland: It Is Time For Action Before It Is Too Late

Deficiency In The Samatars’ Response To ICG Report


Press release from Committee of the 2006 Somaliland Convention – August 26, 2006

The Executive Committee of the 2006 Somaliland Convention invites all the Somaliland media outlets including but not limited to print, electronic and radio to attend the second Annual Conference on Somaliland scheduled to be held in the metropolitan Washington DC area on September 8-10, 2006 at the Doubletree hotel in Crystal City, Virginia. The Convention will bring together guest speakers from Somaliland including a delegation from the Somaliland government led by President H.E. Dahir Rayale Kahin, which includes the heads of the House of Representatives, Upper House ”Guurti”, and the Election Commission. Also invited are the leaders of the Somaliland political parties, members of the Somaliland business community, representatives of the United States Government, and more than two dozen other organizations including Universities, public research institutions, civil society groups, and members of the Somaliland Diaspora.

This conference will be of great interest to the general public in Somaliland and will warrant being sufficiently covered. Therefore media outlets are strongly encouraged to have their reporters cover the event first hand. Registration fees will be waived for all media representatives in an effort to encourage their attendance; in addition, the convention committee will provide media facilities.

Further information on the conference, including the venue, program and contacts are available on the www.sopri.org web site. We look forward to seeing you there and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Executive Committee at contact@sopri.org

Ahmed Mahdi

Convention vice Chair and Director of Media

contact@sopri.org

Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland

 


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