SNS Paris: Swedish integration – Challenges and opportunities

Mån 5 november 2018
Tid och plats

Måndag 5 november 2018, 18:30–20:00
Cercle Suédois, 242, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

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.

Through a Courtney Ros scholarship, Ahmed holds a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Marymount Manhattan College, NY. He is also an alumnus of the leadership education Höj Rösten Politikerskola and Tandem Leadership. Ahmed was admitted to Northern Star program in 2018, a network of future leaders. The Northern Stars Program is part of the European Business Leaders’ Convention, a forum where senior executives, experts and politicians can exchange views on European politics and economics in an informal environment.

Ahmed Abdirahman was born in Mogadishu, Somalia and came to Sweden 1998 at the age of eleven together with his mother and his younger brother. He learned to read and write in Sweden. Ahmed recently hosted Summer on P1 on Swedish Radio (July 1st, 2018) where he shared his story.

The seminar is jointly hosted by SNS Paris, Business Sweden and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in France.


Ahmed Abdirahman, Policy Expert, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
& founder of Politician Week Järva

Time and place

Monday November 5th at 18:30 – 20:00, Cercle Suédois, 242, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

Registration and fee

To register for the meeting, click here.
The meeting is free of charge for SNS members and CCSF members. JCC members and students 10 euro. For non-members, the fee is 20 euro.

To become a member of SNS, click on the following link: Payment of membership fee.

The board of SNS Paris