Institutional governance and state-building in Somaliland


  • Abdisamad H. Mohamed



Institutions, State-Building, Governance, Legal Framework


Governance is the combined principles of the effective rule of law within a framework of institutional capacity for legal entity, Institutional governance encompassed both administrative aspect and legal framework of institutional development linked with the state-building development. Institutional governance entails accountability, transparency to the demands of effective monitoring process, the aim of the paper is to know how institutional governance affect state-building in Somaliland, institution governance framework and the role of institutions to stat-building follow to accountability, transparency, rule of law and participation. The paper exams to understand the dynamics of institutional governance and state-building idea of governance in state-progress, state-building determinate, institutional Legal frameworks, discrepancies affecting institutions and the consequence. Somaliland is post-conflict country, the consequence from the destruction of infrastructural development brought some basic facilities including, peace, schools and institutional governance has destroyed, the paper presents the role of government bureaucrats (Civil Service)[1] in institutional building, peace restoration and institutional development, finally one of the ideas of paper discussed is the how citizens involved state-building and state-development. The Somaliland Civil Service Commission is a Somaliland government agency established in 1993 that oversees the employment of civil servants and lead reforms in Somaliland's decentralization process. The head of the agency is chairman and is appointed by the President of Somaliland.


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How to Cite

Mohamed, A. H. (2024). Institutional governance and state-building in Somaliland. South Florida Journal of Development, 5(5), e3895.