Arecsmed is non-governmental and non-profit seeking
organization. It has both local and International NGO status and
networking groups from the Somaliland Diaspora communities in
Europe and North America.
The director of the centre is Mohamed Rashid Sh.
Hasssan well-known journalist
who worked for the BBC world service as a producer & broadcaster
over 15 years and wrote numerous articles on Somaliland and
is assisted by
Objectives of the Centre:
The centre was established to take major role
reconstruction of Somaliland.
Its main focus include:-
of civil society
and good governance
democracy in connection with
and improvement of
of human rights and gender equality
in developmental issues to
to encourage investment so as to obtain balancing sustainable
capacity building both private and government and providing training
to journalists to improve their standard of journalism & their
access to modern communication technology.
Diasporic Communities and
give them advice
and support in
their process of integration with local community
of culture ( songs, poetry and folklore dances)
10- Staging exhibition of local products and cultural
11-Active involvement in environmental issues.
12- Active involvement in youth Programs such as sports and
Links with other organisations:
The centre has a closer working relationship
NGOs (COSONGO), Somaliland Academy for Peace
Research (IPR), Somaliland
human rights organization and
Somaliland women organizations.
In the wider African context, the center has also the
support of some distinguished African scholars
and researchers and University lectures. One of the main
objectives of the centre is to be an active link between Somaliland
and the rest of Africa, as the centre was established in the Spirit
of the African
Union & NEPAD.