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Somalia: Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Bio Box

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

  • leader of the Peace and Development Party, which he founded in 2011
  • worked as a civil society activist, teacher and administrator before entering politics
  • worked with the United Nations Children's Fund after Somalia's government collapsed in the 1990s
  • part of the team that negotiated the dismantling of the so-called "green line" that divided Somali's capital, Mogadishu
  • founding member of the Somali Institute of Management and Administration Development