Marian H. Elmi CV

Marian H. Elmi

Legal Advisor

See More About Marian


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

APRIL 2014 PRESENT

Legal Advisor, Ministry of Interior and Federalism, Federal Government of Somalia

Working closely with the Minister of Interior and Federalism

Provide legal counsel relating to the Constitution, including federalism, citizenship and elections laws

2013 MARCH 2014

Legal Advisor, Policy Unit, Federal Government of Somalia

Work within the policy unit, providing expertise on legal issues including the agreement between the Government of Somalia and the United Nations

Work with team members to analyze and give feedback on issues and legal documents of concern to the Presidency and the Government of Somalia

Provide legal counsel to the Ministry of Justic

2006

Legal Advisor to the Speaker of the House, Transitional Federal Government of Somalia, Baidoa, Somalia

Provided advice to the Speaker of the House on a variety of legal issues facing the Parliament

Counseled on issues relating to the implementation of the Transitional Federal Charter

2002 - 2004

Official Delegate, Somali National Reconciliation, Eldoret, Kenya Attended as a delegate of the civil society sector

Member of the 6th Committee on National Reconciliation and Conflict Resolution

Co-authored a report on how to create a platform for national reconciliation and conflict resolution

Advocated for the increased representation of women in the parliament

2000 -2003

Member of Parliament, Transitional National Government of Somalia, Mogadisho

Committee member of the Preparation of the National Constitution

2000

Official Delegate, Somali Peace and Reconciliation Conference, Arta, Djibouti Attended as a member of the civil society sector

Attended as a member of the civil society sector

1985 - 1991

Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice, Government of Somalia

Responsible for providing legal advice to government agencies and national banks

Responsible for defending the interests of government agencies and banks in front of the court

Drafted legislation on issues related to the functioning of government agencies and national banks

1981 1985

Deputy Director, Department of Government Agencies and National Banks, The Office of the Attorney General, Department of Justice, Government of Somalia, Mogadisho, Somalia

Responsible for preparing the legal framework for government agencies and national banks

Representing and defending their interests in front of the courts

1978 - 1981

Legal Advisor, The Office of the Attorney General, Government of Somalia, Mogadisho, Somalia

Provided legal advice relating to government agencies and national banks

Represented the interests of government agencies and national banks in front of the courts


EDUCATION/TRAINING/CONFERENCES:

AUGUST 2014

Seminar on Citizenship Laws, National Democratic Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

MARCH 2014

Seminar on Citizenship Laws, National Democratic Institute, Djibouti, Djibouti

APRIL 2014

Conference on The Business Environment, Regulatory Reform and Key Economic Sectors or Investment in Somalia Organized by the Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis (INEGMA), Dubai UAE

Presented a paper examining the regulatory framework needed for investment in Somalia

2001

Training on Truth and Reconciliation Process in South Africa

Invited by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Took part in a month long training on the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee in South Africa

Met with South African legal experts and members of the South African Parliament to discuss the process of implementing a program of forgiveness without forgetting in post-conflict Somalia

1995

Training on Truth and Reconciliation Process in South Africa

Training on Canadian Legal Laws, Algonquin College, Ottawa

1986

Legal Training Seminar, Department of Labour, Government of Italy

Took part in a cross-cultural legal exchange between the Somali and Italian governments

6 month-long training on a comparison between Somali and Italian Laws

1981

Legal Training Seminar, Department of Justice, Government of France

Invited by the French Government

Participated in a 6 week training on International Law

1973-1977

J.D. College of Law, Somali National University, Mogadisho

Thesis: A Comparative Study of Italian and Somali Laws


Expertise In:

LEGAL ADVISOR,MINISTRY OF INTERIORS AND FEDERALISM

Working closely with the Minister of Interior and Federalism

Provide legal counsel relating to the Constitution, including federalism, citizenship and elections laws


Meet Mariam

Email: info@marianelmi.com

Website: www.marianelmi.com

Marian H. Elmi