TEDx at Kakuma Refugee Camp - Making False Promises?
On June 9, the UNHCR co-hosted TEDxKakumaCamp, the first-ever TEDx event held in a refugee camp. The talks promised to tell "stories that uplift and inspire not just the communities that host them but the entire world". But Hanno Brankamp thinks not - "Rebranding refugees as entrepreneurs and camps as places of opportunity shows the boundless cynicism of neoliberal humanitarianism", he writes for African Arguments.
African Arguments, 12 June 2018
Rebranding refugees as entrepreneurs and camps as places of opportunity shows the boundless cynicism of neoliberal humanitarianism. Read more »
allAfrica, 24 May 2018
On June 9, Kakuma Refugee Camp will host the first-ever TEDx event at a refugee camp. Read more »
The event will take place in a tent at a school in Kakuma Refugee Camp that hosts over 185,000 refugees from South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Burundi, DR Congo, Eritrea, Uganda and ... Read more »
A makeshift barber shop in Kakuma camp (file photo)