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Islamic humanitarianism? The evolving role of the Organisation for Islamic Cooperation in Somalia and beyond

Islamic humanitarianism? The evolving role of the Organisation for Islamic Cooperation in Somalia and beyond

HPG Working Papers, February 2015
Eva Svoboda, Steven A Zyck, Daud Osman and Abdirashid Hashi
Regional organisations are becoming increasingly involved in humanitarian action and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is no exception. This paper examines how the OIC works, and explores its strengths and weaknesses as a regional and religious organisation, with specific reflection on their engagement in the 2011 famine in Somalia.

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