Breakout Session: #SpreadNoHate: Sharing Good Practices of Preventing and Countering Hate Speech
Dr. Wakar Uddin is a Rohingya American, born in Maungdaw, Arakan State Burma/Myanmar. He is currently a Professor at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Uddin is the Director General of Arakan Rohingya Union, which is a federation of 61 Rohingya organizations worldwide. He is also the Founding Chairman of The Burmese Rohingya Association of North America, and the President and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Muslim Aid America. Arakan Rohingya Union is an international NGO registered in the United States and maintains 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. It is recognized by all the 57 OIC-member countries and the international community as an official voice of Rohingya people.