Omer Qalonbi

The Executive Director of the Civil Service Institute (CSI)

Dear Sir/Madam
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As the Executive Director of the Civil Service Institute (CSI-Somaliland), strengthening government institutions through the different faculty education, professional training & institutional capacity development programs is our main priority. According to the Institute’s Establishment Act our Mission is; to deliver high quality academic and training programs based on the identified human resource needs, resulting in a cadre of civil service officers committed to delivering high quality services in the public sector of the government of Somaliland.

The mandate of the institute affirms the status of the institute as the highest national training and capacity development institution that is fervent to serve as a center of excellence that provides outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate education programs in the public sector administration, governance and public policy studies. On top of that, the demand of professional trainings and capacity development programs from the different government institutions has grown impressively in numbers and in quality. Whilst, CSI and GIMPA (Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration) developed the training modules of 42 out of the 81 identified training courses needed by the civil servants as per the TNA report conducted by CSI and GIMPA in 2019.

The Civil Service Institute (CSI) of Somaliland, was established in 2005 as a joint Government of Somaliland and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) funded program. In 2015, the sponsorship ended and UNDP handed over CSI to the Government of Somaliland and the government of Somaliland expanded both the functions and the funds of the institute. Whilst, the President of Somaliland H.E Muse Behi Abdi, issued the first Charter of the Institute approved by a president, Charter No. 01/2021, which makes CSI an autonomous government institution. 

Our beneficiaries across the Government Institutions are impressed with the impact of our training and professional capacity development programs to the public service delivery and the professionalism of the civil servants.




Mustafe Ahmed Mohamoud                                                                                                       

Deputy Executive Director for Admin and Finance                                                              




Abdikadir Kamil Ibrahim

Deputy Executive Director for Research and Academic