Our Secure Future and McCain Institute hosted Halifax Women Peace Fellows
On November 1, 2021, OSF and the McCain Institute hosted a closed-door roundtable discussion with the Halifax International Security Forum’s Peace with Women Fellowship. The event brought together 12 women peace fellows and key allies in the women, peace, and security space.
Shuraako’s Low Collateral Murabaha Program investments creating opportunity
Shuraako hosted the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), our partner in a low collateral Murabaha program, in Somaliland to meet with participating banks and see the on-the-ground impacts.
Brief on the 19 October 2021 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile Test of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
On 20 October 2021, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) reported that the DPRK’s Defence Science Institute had conducted a test of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on 19 October. This is a preliminary brief on the test launch.
Preliminary Analysis of 30 September 2021 Anti-Aircraft Missile Test of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
On 1 October 2021, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) reported that the Academy of Defence Science tested a newly developed anti-aircraft missile (see Attachment). The test, which took place on 30 September, also marked the fourth missile test of the DPRK within the same month.
Observations on the 28 September 2021 Hypersonic Missile Test of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
The Hwasong-8 test launch marks the first test of a ballistic missile of the IRBM class since 2017. It also demonstrates that the DPRK military industry is trying to fulfil the tasks set out during the Eighth Congress of the Korean Workers’ Party in January 2021.
Shuraako Team Wraps Up Successful Visit from Key Nordic Fund Partners
Shuraako hosted Nordic Fund stakeholders from the European Union, IFU, DANIDA, and Norfund in Somaliland from September 19-24, 2021, highlighting the success of the Nordic Fund.