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President – Aden Hassan Aden
Address – Somali-Speaking Writers PEN Centre PO Box 43446 London SE11 4YW, UK
Tel. – +253 357974
Email – beleloo@gmail.com

Secretary – Ismail Abdi Ahmed
Address – Somali-Speaking Writers PEN Centre PO Box 43446 London SE11 4YW, UK
Email – sitixeer@hotmail.com

About Us
Somali Speaking PEN plays an important role as a literary organisation in the Republic of Dijbouti and Somalia, and has branches internationally. The main aim of the Centre is to promote reading and writing in Somali and it has been successful in influencing government policy with regards to the teaching of Somali in schools.

The Centre organises a programme of regular literary events and in 2006 launched the pilot phase of a project on Creative Writing and Reading in Mother Tongue by organising a Mother Language Week in Djibouti, a series of events which included a poetry competition and the Djibouti book fair. The Centre plans to repeat this event in 2008.