Senior Swedish Delegation from the Embassy Visits CSHRDS HQ.

(August 16, 2021) – Senior Swedish delegation from the Swedish embassy to Somalia based in Nairobi visited the headquarter office of the coalition of Somali human rights defenders CSHRDS in Mogadishu.

The senior diplomatic delegation was led by Swedish Ambassador Staffan Tillander & Nina (a senior diplomat from the Swedish embassy). The meeting discussed human rights situation in Somalia and possible collaboration on human rights advocacy promotion in Somalia.

The Swedish Embassy Delegate discussing human rights at the CSHRDS office
Swedish Ambassador (Staffan) & the Swedish embassy first secretary (Nina) visiting the CSHRDS HQ.
The Swedish Diplomatic Delegate at the HQ of CSHRDS

This visit come amid the country is in ongoing election process to form new government that will lead Somalia for the next five years.

CSHRDS made it clear and stressed the importance of independent human rights observation during elections in Somalia and importance to work towards the advocacy of the latest UPR recommendations for Somalia in order to improve the human rights situation in Somalia.

Senior members of the CSHRDS have received the senior Sweish delegation and briefed them about the human rights situation of the country and the human rights advocacy activities by CSHRDS.

CSHRDS Advocacy Desk