Istar Ahmed

Programme Manager in Mogadishu, Somalia

Currently, providing consulting services to the following;

1. Working with HumanitarianHR (www.hh:// on PSEA -Safeguirding Programme in Africa, in particular, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Ugandda and Tanzania.

2- Regional Senior Advisor on Youth Empowerment & Social Policy to Jubbaland Ministey of Youth & Sports, Jubbaland State of Somalia

3, Programme Director, CY Somalia 101. (Children & Youth of Somalia 101) an Educational platform for community engagemen towards social policy change with an active and meaningful participation of young people at grassroots level.

Professional experience in the international development field, Worked with UN, UNESCO, and INGO in Somalia, Kenya and Canada.

4- Supporting Somalia's Regional Youth Networks build bridge among young people and government institutions to affect, influence policy change and strenthen capacity to empower young people establiah safe spaces for youth dialogue at local level.

BA in Social Work, Masters in International Relations/ Peace & Development, and Diploma in International Project Managemen

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    • CY Somalia 101