Opening statement by Layashi Yaker under-Secretary- General and Executive Secretary of ECA at the second national reconciliation conference on Somalia
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Yaker, Layashi;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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This paper is a speech delivered by Layashi Yaker, at the Second National Reconciliation Conference. The return of peace, stability and national unity to Somalia was the main idea behind the statement. Yet, they are essential prerequisites for the rehabilitation, reconstruction and development tasks that must ensue. The Second National Reconciliation Conference will mark the beginning of new Somalia, Somalia whose collective undivided attention is focused on reconstruction and long-term development founded on lasting peace and security.