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Turkey’s New Humanitarian Approach in Somalia


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Resource type:Plans, policy and strategy
Keywords:Capacity development, Development & humanitarian aid, Funding and donors, Organisational , Partnerships
Countries:Somalia, Turkey
Agency:Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre
Author(s):Tank, P.
Date published:December 2013

The policy brief argues that Turkey’s interest in Africa is part of the AKP’s multidimensional
foreign policy agenda and its efforts to develop Turkey’s identity as a global peace mediator. However, the author also argues that focusing only on state interests risks undervaluing the importance of the normative agenda in Turkey’s humanitarian outreach to Somalia.

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