Founded in Somalia in 2016, Hawraar is a leading think tank and forum for debate on East Africa affairs, ranking among the top think tanks in Somalia. With an exceptionally strong in-house research capacity and an extensive network of partner institutes throughout the Somalia, Hawraar has amply demonstrated its ability to anticipate trends and to analyse policy questions well before they become topics of general discussion.
At Hawraar, researchers perform policy research on a wide range of policy areas: from the economy and finance to better regulation, the digital economy and trade, as well as energy and climate, education and innovation, foreign policy, reconciliation & civil conflicts resolutions also Somali integration and transitions processes and social justice.
The main assets of Hawraar Institute are listed as follows:
Complete impartiality to create and set its own research priorities and freedom from any outside influence.
Exceptionally qualified and competent research team of more than 08 analysts drawn from east Africa regions and Europe.
Partnership with research forums, networks and institutional locales including research institutes and NGO organizations from all over Africa and beyond, to complement and consolidate Hawraar’ research expertise and to greatly extend its outreach.

What we do

As one of the few think tanks in Somalia covering most of Somalia policy fields, we offer more detailed solutions and resolutions; provide insights on and potential solutions for Somalia policy-making through:
Research projects and Studies.
Research publications.
Weekly, Monthly and Annual Reports.
Regular events such as discussion forums, seminars, workshops