Global Youth Expert
Samed was born in Istanbul. He is a graduate of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning. He pioneered or took part in many social responsibility projects. His latest project is Establishing Entrepreneurship Clubs in High Schools, which has been scaled up to unite more than 500 thousand members in thousands of high schools.
Elected Chairman of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Youth Assembly in 2014 Agirbas also Union Youth Council Presidency on Municipalities of Turkey, the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit Youth Advisory Council and co-chaired the Urban Youth Working Group at UN interagency Network on Youth Development and held a position of a Head of Istanbul Metropolitan Youth Council for 5 years.
Mr. Agirbas has played an active role in the World Humanitarian Summit to be held in Turkey, and has undertaken the organization of the World Humanitarian Summit Youth Forum. He participated as the only Turkish young speaker at the Habitat Summit organized by the United Nations every 20 years, and took part as a speaker and moderator in many international organizations such as the United Nations, OECD and EU.
Mr. Agirbas has been awarded many national and international awards for his activities in the fields of youth, entrepreneurship and education.