Ahmed Abdirahman

Policy Expert Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

Speaker for Democracy & Power at Gather 2018

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Ahmed Abdirahman is a policy expert at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce where he has the task of making Stockholm more integrated. Ahmed has previously worked at the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm, Interpeace, an international peace-building organization based in Geneva, and at Spånga-Tensta District. Through his non-profit organization, The Global Village, Ahmed is the founder of Järva Politician Week (Järvaveckan) which aims to reduce the distance between citizens and politicians.

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Democracy & Power

In one of five Themes, Gather 2018 will explore if modern democracy can keep apace with the rapid changes happening in the world and pose the question:

What is real or true, how are we controlled by the big players and what does our future citizenship entail?

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What is Gather?

Gather is both a conference and music festival where you will meet your new best friend, dance with your future love, and innovate with your next business partner.

Gather 2018 takes place in Stockholm, September 13–15 and will include 50+ speakers, performances from all around the world, music at several venues and Innovation labs solving actual business challenges.

Think Different


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Conference September 13–14
Music Festival September 13–15
Gather Labs September 13–15

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