Kayd Somali Arts and Culture in partnership with West London Somaliland Community would like to invite you on Friday 28th March, 6pm-9pm, to an event dedicated to exploring the role of young and professional Somalilanders in the future development of their country. At Oxford House, Derbyshire St, London E2 6HG.

Yusuf Dahir, photographer
Nimo Ali, SOAS PhD Candidate
Chair; Micheal Walls, UCL and Somaliland Focus

We are delighted to host the talented photographer Yusuf Dahir, and SOAS PhD Candidate Nimo Ali.

Yusuf, who has also published for the National Geographic has been photographing and representing Somaliland’s development over the last decade. Through his camera lenses he has offered his audiences an alternative and multifaceted perspective on the country. At the event, Yusuf will give a talk and showcase his work. His presentation will be followed by an open Q&A session.

Nimco Ali will present the findings of the research she has conducted on Somaliland youth employment, which explores how we can assist and support Somalilanders in the diaspora. Is there a role for diaspora youth, what initiatives are available and how can we support these?

Finally, we will also hear about the Erigabo Road campaign and the 18th May celebrations, and reflect on the role that young people can play in supporting these initiatives. Volunteers will be encouraged to participate in the Erigabo-Burco Road project.

This event if free but please do register your self. please invite thouse you think will benefit from this event.