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THE INSTITUTE FOR DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE - SOMALIA

A non-profit, non-partisan organization based in Mogadishu, Somalia. The organization was established in July 2020 to promote Democracy, Good Governance, Human Rights and Accountability in Somalia's public and private sectors. Our programs are implemented with the assistance of public and private sector organizations and leaders across the country.

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ABOUT US

A non-profit, non-partisan organization based in Mogadishu, Somalia. The organization was established in July 2020 to promote Democracy, Good Governance, Human Rights and Accountability in Somalia's public and private sectors. Our programs are implemented with the assistance of public and private sector organizations and leaders across the country.

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Our Mission

The IDGS mission is to cultivate a civic culture by promoting the values of responsible citizenship and principles of Democracy.

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Our Vision

To be an organisation leading the way to a culture that respects and celebrates the universal principles of Democracy, observance of Human Rights, Good Governance and Accountability in Somalia.

Our Core Values

To accomplish our mission, we are focused on capacity building and bridging the gap between research, policy and practice to enhance good governance, democratic practice and respect for human rights.

Rule of law

Respect for the principle of good governance in which all individuals,institutions, public and private is guided by the laws of our country.

Participation

Striving to increase public awareness about democratic practices and processes to increase citizen participation in public policy and decision making that will help build a strong democracy, accountable
and transparent institutions.

Integrity

At IDGS, we demonstrate consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles and values

Fairness

IDGS believes equality, diversity and inclusiveness are essential to all that we do to create success as citizens, that we understand what our Government is doing and how they are working so we can make sure they don't take on more power and responsibilities than we gave them and that they carry out the powers we did give them effectively.

Transparency

Accountability is a key principle of good governance. IDGS will endeavour to ensure that both public and private institutions are accountable to those who will be affected by its decisions or actions as well as the applicable rules of law.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less.

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norman mailer

We were all ready to die for the country but what we did not discover was we have to live for the country

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Jim paredes