Friday, 30 March 2012

Our video guest: Nuur Mohamud Sheekh, IDMC

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), established in 1998 by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), is the leading international body monitoring internal displacement worldwide. Nowadays, this issue affects more than 27.5 million people, according to the centre's recent updates. In Somalia in particular,a member of the ACP Group which has recently caught a great deal of media attention,  there are around 1,5 million of internally displaced people.  CTA-Brussels met Nuur Mohamud Sheekh, a Horn of Africa analyst at the IDMC. Notably,he spoke of the role of state actors and the case of Somalia as it pertains to this issue.