Why Mohammed's Trip to Davos is So Important
It's something of a miracle that Mohammed Hassan Mohamud has arrived at Davos at all, because as a refugee who has lived in Kenya's Kakuma camp for the last 20 years, he has no passport, no official date of birth and has never been anywhere outside the semi-arid climate of Sub-Saharan Africa. This is his plea...
WEF, 23 January 2019
Mohammed Hassan Mohamud has never seen snow. But this week, the deep drifts that sit like thick icing atop the Congress Centre will become familiar as he takes up the role of… Read more »
The Co-Chairs of this year's Annual Meeting have delivered a strong call to action to participants in Davos. Perhaps the most emotional plea came from Mohammed Hassan Mohamud, a Somalian refugee who has spent the last 20 years living as a displaced person in Kenya. Next week he will go back to that camp. And what keeps him awake at night is whether he will spend the rest of his life there.
VOA, 21 January 2019
Heads of U.N. and international aid agencies will use the World Economic Forum’s influential platform to present humanitarian and human rights issues on behalf of millions of… Read more »
IPS, 18 January 2019
Four of the top five most impactful threats in this year's World Economic Forum´s Global Risks report are related to climate change. The report warns that we are… Read more »