On 22 and 23 May 2012, the IGAD Security Sector Programme convened the First Annual Convention of Counterterrorism Practitioners in Eastern Africa and the Horn with the support of the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation (CGCC) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The Convention provided an opportunity for counterterrorism practitioners from across the subregion and beyond to consider evolving threats and challenges in the subregion, develop joint responses, and build a stronger professional network in Eastern Africa and the Horn.

This clip features the Dinner Keynote Speech delivered by Ms Mary Harper - Africa Director, BBC World Service - on the topic "Are we getting Somalia Wrong?". Ms Harper's speech follows an introduction offered by Mr James Cockayne, Co-Director of the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation.

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