Robert HAKIZA is a refugee from D.R.Congo living in Uganda since 2008. He holds a degree in Agriculture from the Catholic University of Bukavu (DRC) in 2007. He is a Co-founder and Executive Director of the Young African Refugees for Integral Development (YARID). In 2013 he worked as an Assistant Researcher in Uganda with The Humanitarian Innovation Project (HIP) of the University of Oxford. In July 2015 he attended a three weeks International Summer Course on Forced Migration at the Refugee Studies of Oxford University. He has been selected as an Aspen New Voices Fellow 2017 and TED Global Fellow 2017. He has a big experience working with urban refugees and also works to educate others about obstacles refugees face.