Public Sector

Public sector in Somalia refers to the part of the economy concerned with providing basic government services. The composition of the public sector includes such services as the police, military, public roads, public transit and primary education

Regulatory Framework 

Constitution of Somalia
The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Somalia is the supreme law of Somalia. It provides the legal foundation for the existence of the Federal Republic and source of legal authority. It sets out the rights and duties of its citizens and defines the structure of government. The Provisional Constitution was adopted on August 1, 2012 by a National Constitutional Assembly in Mogadishu, Banaadir.

Constitution of Somaliland
The constitution was approved in a referendum held on May 31, 2001 when 97% of the voters voted in its favour.  The constitution is the fundamental law of the country, reflecting the underlying and unifying value of society. It spells out the basic rights of each person and serves as a framework for all other laws and policies

Civil Service Commission and staffing
The Civil Service Commission which was established in 1993 manages staffing in the civil service.  Its functions include recruitment, setting salaries, and discipline.

Public Finance Management Policy (PFMP)
The policy is to improve the government’s financial sector delivery capability and provide timely, transparent and accurate financial information across the public sector.

The public sector of Somalia has been summarised to include the following

Public Sector Profile

Governance in Somalia

Civil Service of Somalia

Financing Developments

Private Public Partnerships

Mining Industry

Water Sector