The Heritage Institute for Policy Studies (HIPS) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit policy research and analysis institute based in Mogadishu, Somalia.
A stable and peaceful Somalia guided by policies based on sound research and inclusive deliberations.
To conduct evidence-based research and facilitate dialogues that:
Forum for Ideas Is a platform, facilitated by HIPS, with a vision of fostering spirited debate among policymakers, academics, and opinion leaders. Ideas generated from the Forum for Ideas often inform our Policy Briefings.
“Somali women’s Civic Engagement: Past, Present and Future” features extraordinary interviews with key female politicians, civil society actors, and artists from across the Somali region today.