December 9, 2023 - Saturday: GDForum - Asia (7:00am-9:00am GMT)
Serving as the Director of Program Development at INSAN Foundation for Research and Media, Musa Aziz is a seasoned professional deeply rooted in media, research, and conflict resolution, particularly in relation to Afghanistan. With an educational background in Cultural Relations and Migration, his areas of expertise span public policy, migration, and psychosocial studies. Musa's media credentials are fortified by his tenure at Media Lab Bayern, where he garnered both analytical insights and hands-on media experience. He has been a staunch advocate for peace journalism, further showcased by his efforts in developing resilience training programs for journalists exposed to traumatic experiences in conflict zones. His strategic role with Kabul Luftbrücke emphasized his managerial acumen, managing cases and spearheading multilingual communications. Fluent in Dari/Farsi, Pashto, Urdu/Hindi, and German, Musa's linguistic capabilities underscore his ability to bridge cultural and communication divides effectively.. Recently, Musa furthered his commitment to understanding Afghanistan's intricate socio-political narratives by participating in Columbia University's Oral History Summer Institute. An unwavering advocate for media freedom, peace journalism, and inclusive dialogue, Musa continues to be a central figure in the media and cultural relations landscape.