Turkish Somali Partnership: Stepping Forward

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
East Africa Development Forum
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Turkish Somali Partnership: Stepping Forward
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DAY ONE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
08:30 – 09:30
 
 
Start of Registration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
09:30 – 11:00
 
 
Opening Session
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
09:30 – 09:35
 
 
Opening Remarks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
09:35 – 09:40
 
 
Introductory Video
 
 
 
 
09:40 – 09:50
 
 
Host Speech
Prof. Dr. Ali Sh. Ahmed
 
10:10 – 10:20
 
 
Minister of Planning, Investment & Econ
His Excellence Gamal M. Hassan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Development of Somalia
 
 
 
 
10:20 – 10:30
 
 
Vice-President of Turkey
His Excellence Fuat Oktay
 
10:30 – 11:00
 
 
Coffee Break
 
 
 
 
 
11:00 – 12:35
 
 
First Session: The Foundation of Turkish-African Relations
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Session Moderator
Prof. Dr. Abdi Elmi Afyare, Qatar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
University
 
11:10 –11:40
 
 
African Development for the African People
Prof. Dr. Abdi I. Samatar, University
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
of Minnesota
 
11:40 –11:55
 
 
Turkish-East Africa Relations: Past and Present
Prof. Dr. Abdirahman M. Baadiyow
 
11:55 –12:10
 
 
The New Turkey & Its Foreign Policy Towards
Dr. Ufuk Ulutaş, SAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Somalia
 
 
 
 
12:10 –12:40
 
 
Panel Discussion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commenter 1:
Prof. Dr. Muhittin Ataman
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commenter 2:
Dr. Selim ARGUN, Diyanet İşleri
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Başkan Yardımcısı
 
12:40
14:10
 
 
 
Lunch Break
 
 
 
 
 
14:10 – 15:40
 
 
Second Session: Education Partnership & Areas for Collaboration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Session Moderator
Dr. Moin Naim,
 
14:10 – 14:25
 
 
The Status of Somali Education System
Mustafe Dheeg, Director of ISOS
 
14:25 – 14:40
 
 
The Turkish Education System & Its Progress
Prof. Dr. Atilla Arkan, SETA
 
14:40 – 14:55
 
 
The Current Collaboration on Higher Education
Mr. Mustafa Efe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14:55 – 15:10
 
 
Future Prospective of Somali Higher Education
Mohamed   Deeq,   Somali   National
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
University
 
15:10 – 15:40
 
 
Panel Discussion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commenter 1:
Mehmet Ali Bolat, UDEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commenter 2:
SIMAD University
 
 
 
 
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DAY TWO
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 – 10:35
 
 
Third Session: Development Partnership & Creating Sustainable Impact
(1)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Session Moderator
Prof. Ibrahim F. Bursalid
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
09:10 – 09:25
 
Turkish Humanitarian Operations in Somalia
Kızılay G. M.
 
09:25 – 09:40
 
Turkish   Role   in   Rebuilding   Somali   Institutions   &
TİKA, G. M.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infrastructure
 
 
 
 
 
09:40 – 09:55
 
The Trade Relations & Its Impact on Development
Abdirazak Sh. Yusuf, SAHAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
09:55 – 10:05
 
Is Tourism Feasible in Somalia
Ahmed Kotar
 
10:05 – 10:35
 
Panel Discussion:
Abdirahman Abdirazak,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commenter 1:
Tadamun Social Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commenter 2:
Serhat Orakçı, İNSAMER
 
10:35– 10:55
 
 
Coffee Break
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10:55 – 13:00
 
 
Fourth Session: Development Partnership & Creating Sustainable Impact (2)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Session Moderator
Prof. Nasir Warfa
 
10:55 – 11:10
 
Turkey: An Aid for Development
Mehmet Savaş Polat,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Türkiye Diyanet Vakfı
 
11:10 – 11:25
 
Role of Media in Rebuilding Nations
Metin Mutanoğlu, AA
 
11:25 – 11:35
 
Advancing the Role of SMEs in Somalia’s Economic
Dr. Hodan Osman
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Development.
 
 
 
 
 
11:35 – 11:45
 
Shifting from humanitarian vertical programs to a
Dr. Abdinasir Mohamed -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
sustainable health system in Somalia
UK
 
11:45 – 11:55
 
Turkish Somali Health Partnership: Consideration for
Dr. Hamdi Issa - UK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mutual Beneficial Relations
 
 
 
 
 
12:05 – 12:35
 
Panel Discussion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commenter 1:
Prof. H. Mahadallah
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commenter 2:
Prof. Ekrem Erdem
 
12:35
14:05
 
 
Lunch Break
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14:05 – 16:15
 
 
Fifth Session: A Future Outlook in Turkish-Somali Relations
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Session Moderator
Dr. Talha Köse, SETA
 
14:15 – 14:30
 
An Outlook in Turkish-Somali Relations
Dr. Cemalettin K. Torun
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14:30 – 14:45
 
High-level Collaboration in Research & Development
Dr. Ahmet Uysal, ORSAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14:45 – 15:00
 
Agriculture, and Maritime Collaborations
Prof. Hussein Iman
 
15:00 – 15:15
 
MÜSIAD: Industrialization Opportunities
Mr. Ahmet Sami İşler,
 
15:15 – 15:30
 
Somali and Turkish Communities in Diaspora: Potential for
Dr. Yousuf Sh. Omar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partnership (1)
 
 
 
 
 
15:30 – 15:45
 
Somali and Turkish Communities in Diaspora: Potential for
Abullah Eren, YTB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partnership (2)
Daire Başkanı
 
15:45 – 16:15
 
Panel Discussion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commenter 1:
Mrs. Jawahir Dahir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commenter 2:
Prof. Ahmet Kavas
 
16:15
16:35
 
 
Coffee Break
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16:35 – 17:50
 
 
Closing Session
 
 
 
 
 
 
16:35 – 16:50
 
Summary & Recommendations
 
 
 
 
 
16:50 – 17:05
 
Closing Keynote Speech
 
 
 
 
 
17:05 – 17:20
 
Presentation of Gifts and Appreciation Plaques
 
 
 
 
 
17:20 – 17:30
 
Group Picture
 
 
 
 
 
17:30 – 17:50
 
Press Conference & Interviews
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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