Country Chair: Mohamed Okash Sugow
A very warm greeting from Somalia! Somalia is a great country with highly hospitable and loving people which are committed to contribute building a peaceful, prosperous world. Global Dignity Somalia stands for realising the principles of peace, justice, equality, tolerance, and dignity as mechanisms to contribute to a sustainable future for all. Join us in our mission to build a better and equitable world.
Mohamed Okash Sugow
Country Chair For Somalia
Mohamed Okash is a development strategist, activist, researcher, social entrepreneur and philanthropist. One of his life goals is to end extreme poverty, inequalities and conflicts globally; he strongly believes in serving for humanity and its power to build a peaceful and prosperous planet if everyone is empowered and uplifted with the opportunities. Okash is a policy, governance and development junkie who focuses on innovating and shaping public policies to address complex local and global challenges. He is a true champion of human & child rights, empowering girls, women and young people and is interested in public health. He loves to write and uses his blog to advocate and share stories about peace, change, youth leadership, volunteerism, innovation and social entrepreneurship. He is a professional speaker, facilitator and mentor, committed to working with people to achieve their full potential. He is an active member of numerous change-making platforms including the Global Shapers community of the World Economic Forum, African Youth Movement, African Union Youth Commission and others. He is co-founder and executive director of SDGs 252.
He holds a Diploma in Education from Mogadishu University, a BA in Public Administration at SIMAD University, and an MA in Development Studies at Kampala International University. He has participated successfully in online courses from several prestigious universities including Harvard University, University of Oxford, and University of Leiden.