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Memorandum of understanding (MOU)

Institute for Peace, Security & Development on Wednesday 27. Jan signed memorandum of Understanding with Tadamun Social Society for enhancing cooperation in the following areas:

  • Joint research on issues of common purpose and joint mandates of the two institutions that shall include but not limited to conducting joint research, dissemination of research products as well as enhancing Research and Development (R&D) capabilities.
  • Collaboration of building human skills and institutional capacity for sound policy formulation and implementation
  • Collaboration on effective communication for sound research works and their implementation

The Institute for Peace, Security & Development (IPSED) is a nonprofit research institute based in Somalia dedicated to promote peace and security, Policy analysis, Gender empowerment and Economic development.

Institute for Peace, Security & Development (IPSED) mission is to be a leading institute for knowledge and skill based in the field of peace, security, Gender empowerment and economic development to be recognised as a reliable institution for academic and research excellence. IPSED work is independent of vested interests and partisan influences. IPSED act as an intellectual centre creating space for principles-centric and results-oriented dialogue. The Mission of IPSED is to offer demand based education capacity training in the specialised field of peace and security and Gender empowerment to students and other stakeholders, as well as adoptive peace and security through research, dialogue and other outreach activities in Somalia.

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Tadamun Social Society (TASS) is a National Non-Profit Organization established in 1992 by Somali professionals informed by the need to ensure continuity of education, health, protection, and life Basics.

TASS was established in 1992 by Somali professionals informed by the need to ensure continuity of education at a time when Somalia was undergoing a serious conflict. We began our operations in Bosaso with establishment of schools. Over the years we have grown to be one of the leading humanitarian and development actors in Puntland with a strong brand recognition especially in the education sector.
We are legally registered and recognized by the Puntland state and the federal government of Somalia. Whereas TASS closely collaborate with public authorities, we maintain autonomy which allows us to always act to provide much needed humanitarian assistance. TASS is  guided by the core humanitarian standards in our operations.
Our core programs are in disaster management operations, education, health nutrition and social services, protection and water, sanitation, and hygiene.
TASS is governed by a board of directors. Our operations are spearheaded by a management team led by the executive director while our branch offices are led by field managers.

Some of TASS’s partners include the UN (UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNOCHA and UNFPA) and International Non-Governmental Organizations and Funds (Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF), Somali Stability Fund (SSF), Save the Children International (SCI), CARE international, Oxfam-Novib, Islamic Development Bank (IDB), International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO), Turkey Diyanet Foundation (TDV), African Relief Fund, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and Danish Refugee Council).
We also closely collaborate with local NGOs and the community.

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