Direct Elections and Democratic Transition Key to Ensuring Accountable, Transparent and Inclusive Governance in Somalia

The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU), along with its 12 affiliated trade unions, welcomes the National Consultative Council’s (NCC) decisions on the constitutional review and democratisation process, with organised labour deeply involved in actively observing and intervening in the constitutional review process to ensure it safeguards fundamental human rights and facilitates Somalia’s genuine transition to democracy—a crucial step towards establishing a fair and just society where the voices of all Somalis, especially the working people, are instrumental in shaping a democratic and inclusive future for the country. Read in full: Statement

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