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HOLOCAUST EDUCATION AND GENOCIDE PREVENTION

Somalia

Somalia

Population – 10,085,638
Jewish Population – Unknown

Government-Related Holocaust Education/Information

Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education – A state curriculum could not be located. Somalia does not mandate the teaching of the Holocaust.  However, a history exam written and distributed by the Somaliland National Examination Board does include questions on World War II and the United Nations.  http://www.somalisecondaryeducation.org/?cat=23

Somalia has a National Commission for UNESCO.

Somaliland National Human Rights Commission (SLNHRC) – In 2006, the Somali Cabinet established the SLNHRC.  Its primary focus is to strengthen the extension of human rights to all sections of society, in particular, vulnerable groups.
http://www.somalilandlaw.com/somaliland_human_rights_law.html

National Education Plan – The National Education Plan of May 2011, has a vision for “A well educated Somali society with better performance that respects the human rights.

General Holocaust Education/Information

There is no established Jewish Community in Somalia.