SIPAM is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organization based in Mogadishu, Somalia. It was established as a leading advisory, research and training center aimed at developing the capacities of public and private sector players to competently deal with major challenges in administration and management. The institute seeks to address the rising expectations of the Somali citizens, complexities of management and economic restructuring which require responsive governance systems to attain sustainable development.

Our aim is to provide public and private sector organizations with solutions that improve both the efficiency and quality of services delivered and encourage an enterprise wide view of the business rather than the traditional siloed approach.

We envision promoting understanding, quality and best practice of public administration and public policy through the creation of a learning culture that values creativity, innovation, teamwork and utilizing a diverse and intellectually-engaged faculty and staff; modern facilities; efficient systems and processes underpinned by ethical


To become the leading local institute, internationally recognized for establishing excellence in knowledge development and change application.


Enhancing best practices in management and administration through research, capacity building and advisory.

Core values

SIPAM is guided by a commitment to the following values;

  • Stewardship
  • Innovation
  • Passion
  • Accountability
  • Motivation


  • Enhance skills and knowledge in leadership and management through training and capacity building.
  • Generate knowledge through strategic research and influence the institutionalization of evidence based practices for sustainable development.
  • Provide integrated solutions to public and private institutions.


SIPAM is guided in its operations by the conviction that our engagements ought to contribute to improved performance and service delivery within organizations in the public and private sectors. Our pledge is to continue engaging meaningfully with like minded organizations so as to make a difference in our country, region and the continent at large. We ensure to transform lives through life changing experiences.