OPIN-2024-0411 International Recognition of Somaliland (e) Tabled on 23/05/2024

This Senedd:
1. Recognises the historic links between Somaliland and Wales.
2. Recognises the thirty-three years since Somaliland’s declaration of independence from the Somalia Democratic Republic.
3. Recognises and supports that de facto state’s commitment to human rights and free elections.
4. Notes that the Unrepresented Nations and People's Organisation regards Somaliland as a defined territory with a permanent population and capacity to enter into relations with other states.
5. Further notes that that state in waiting possesses its own currency, flag, parliament and national identity, and holds democratic elections.
6. Calls on the Welsh Government to respect Somaliland’s demand for self-determination and recognise its independence.