About Us

A little about us


Freedom Center for Strategic Studies (FCSS) is nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to providing strategic insights and policy solutions to help decision makers envisage towards a meliorate world.

The center provides effective and sustainable strategic policy alternatives that improve governments, institutions and decision making through research and analysis.

The Center considers Peace and security research as a priority and aims providing dialogue to matters related to disputes that leads to conflictual atmosphere. Moreover, analysis and assessments on regional power balances will be discussed.

Youth radicalization towards violent extremism is a global phenomenon that threatens peace, security and stability in the Horn. Thus, the center takes measures to discourage regional radicalization and extreme political and religious views by suggesting solutions and ways to cope.

Democratization processes are only perceived as elections without considering other aspects of the democratic values.

Therefore, the center strives to support all actors to expand into the other democratization factors. It also strengthens the effectiveness of national policies and administrative procedures.

The Center empowers youth to participate the analysis of public policies and improves their level of input towards strategic thinking sphere and guide them climb the ladder for future leadership.

FCSS provides discussion platforms for intellectuals, scholars and institutions to share ideas, knowledge, and experiences to generate different ideas and perspectives and to provide alternative conflict resolutions mechanism

Publications of all programs will be available in both online and hard copies; sharing with all stakeholders.

In a nutshell, the center encourages inclusive approach including gender and marginalized sectors of the different communities. It also aims turning the attention of media to issues that truly matters in shaping the regional debates.  We engage regional and international conferences on strategic issues and Interconnecting success stories on regional and international level.  Training and capacity building is also the core of the center’s priorities.


Striving to advance and improve knowledge, attitude, practices and behavior pertaining to strategic decisions in public policy makers through dialogues, discussions and developing a comprehensive research programs.


To undertake research programs and create a platform for strategic discussions and analysis to leverage our knowledge and experience focusing on geopolitical strategic studies including that leads to positive change in public policy and youth empowerment.









As a thinktank, we will work cooperatively with all intellectuals, individuals and groups, with for-profit and not-for-profit corporations and organizations, and with governments and international bodies committed to strategic studies through objective analysis.

  • We engage positively with internal and external stakeholders
  • We undertake to be open, honest and accountable in our relationship with everyone we work with, and with each other.
  • The positions we take will be based on sound, objective and professional analysis and high standards of research.
  • We will only accept funding that does not compromise our ability to address issues freely, thoroughly and objectively.
  • We will provide accurate and timely reports of our activities to our stakeholders.




Idiris Abdi Hirsi

Co-founder and Chairman.

Abdirashid Jeeni

Co founder, CEO

Rooble Mohamed

Co founder, Director of Programmes

Abdikader Sh. Mohamoud

Co founder, Admin & Finance