The Special Presidential Envoy for Drought Response and his Office have been tasked by the President of Somalia to facilitate an enhanced multi-stakeholder approach to immediately protecting and sustainably improving the lives of people affected by recurrent drought. This will be accomplished through advocacy, resource mobilization, and government policy advice.

Advocacy & Resource Mobilisation

  • Advocacy and resource mobilization to increase engagement, financing, and capacity for drought preparedness, prevention, and response in Somalia

Strategic Policy Support

  • Positioned within the President of Somalia’s Office to provide advice to the President on Government policies related to the current drought, as well as preventing and preparing for future climate emergencies.


  • Integrity
  • Diversity and equal opportunity
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Excellence
  • Conflict sensitivity
  • Do no harm