Boras Communique is intended to be the building blocks for the standardization of the Maay script (Elif-Maay), guide for the dissemination, and preservation of the Maay cultural and language heritages.
On July 28-29, Center for Peace Building Initiative (CBPI) in collaboration with Southwest Somali Association in Sweden (SSAS) have concluded a two-day Conference in Boras, Sweden. With over 150 delegates from all over the world, the two-day conference composed scholarly presentations that included historical development of Elif-Maay, discussions on the current challenges and recommendations for next steps. The purpose of the Conference was to create not only a stimulating scholarly discussion but also establish mechanisms that support;
* - Maay language (Af-Maay) preservation and promotion;
* - knowledge exchange and dissemination; and
* - establishing building-blocks for the development/advancement of standardized Elif-Maay.
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