Smart Cities: Addressing Global Challenges Being the Enabler of Innovation

Mo Agha

Mohamad Abdulkader Agha

The champion project of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; The International Humanitarian City (IHC) deploys thought leadership through connectivity, innovation and partnership to respond to raising global challenges.

The talk will highlight pressing humanitarian challenges, critical field conditions and will present a catalyst innovation, being the global enabler brining the humanitarian champions from around the world under one umbrella to achieve a unified vision; The IHC; The One and Only birding humanity platform.  

Mohamad Agha is a senior public policy and strategic partnerships expert with 15+ years combined experience in the Americas, Asia and MEA regions. He was an executive member in the global team who placed the “Digital Economy” on Australia’s 2014 G20 Summit agenda.

During his tenure with the United Nations Global Compact, Agha initiated and delivered private sector support for the 2010 UN Leaders Summit in New York and was named MENA’s Champion by UNDP for resource mobilization in 2007 through 2012. His team was awarded the “2012 Top Three Most Communicative Networks” rank in Rio+ 20, which is based on an 8000 corporate signatories survey in 135 countries.

Mohamad is active in prestigious organizations including the Fund for American Studies and the Harvard Arab Alumni Association. He holds an MBA from Davenport University and anhonorary graduate degree in International Political and Economic Studies from Georgetown University.