Ministry of Environment and Climate Change of Somalia Facilitates Collaborative Workshop to Shape Strategic Plan for 2023-2028
Mogadishu, Somalia – 24 May 2023 – The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change of the Federal Government of Somalia successfully concluded the second phase of a three-day workshop, which brought together key stakeholders from related Ministries, including the Ministries of Environment and Climate Change of the Regional Governments of the Federal Government of Somalia.
The workshop, dedicated to the formulation of the Ministry’s Strategic Plan for the next five years (2023-2028), showcased a collaborative effort towards enhancing environmental sustainability and climate resilience throughout the nation.
The workshop, attended by high-ranking officials, featured Ms. Faduma Abdi Ali, Deputy of the Permanent Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office. Her presence highlighted the significance of this initiative and the commitment of the Federal Government to address pressing environmental challenges.
The purpose of this significant gathering was to harness the expertise and insights of various Ministries, fostering a comprehensive dialogue to reinforce the strategic plan of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change of Somalia. By engaging the Ministries of Environment and Climate Change of the Regional Governments, a holistic approach was adopted to address regional nuances and challenges, ensuring a unified effort in safeguarding our environment and mitigating climate change impacts. During the workshop, participants engaged in in-depth discussions, sharing their experiences, and analyzing the vision and goals of the Ministry. The diverse perspectives and collective experience generated during these sessions laid the foundation for a robust and inclusive Strategic Plan that reflects the aspirations and needs of the Somali people.
Mr. Ahmed Yusuf Ahmed, Director General of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change of Somalia, expressed his gratitude towards the participants for their active engagement and unwavering commitment to environmental preservation. He emphasized the importance of collaboration and intergovernmental cooperation to achieve lasting environmental impact and build a sustainable future for Somalia.
With the conclusion of the consultation workshop, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change of Somalia is poised to finalize the Strategic Plan for 2023-2028. This comprehensive roadmap will guide the Ministry’s actions in promoting sustainable development, protecting ecosystems, and addressing the challenges posed by climate change across Somalia.
This inclusive gathering makes sure achieve a greener and more resilient Somalia and the commitment showed by all stakeholders exemplifies the collective determination to tackle environmental issues and forge a path towards a prosperous and sustainable future.