Muhammad Noor


A Rohingya himself, Noor is the Founder and Managing Director of the Rohingya Project, a Blockchain-based organisation that aims to bring social and financial inclusion to stateless people. Noor is also founder and director for several institutions and organisations such as the world first Rohingya TV broadcast station, Rohingya Vision (RVISION), which is watched by millions all over the world.

He is the Founder and Chairman of the Rohingya Football Club (RFC), the Rohingya National Team to play at the CONIFA World Cup. He is also Founder of the Rohingya Archive, which preserves history and genocidal evidence. He is the Project Manager of the Rohingya Quran Translation, the first project of its kind. He is actively involved in the humanitarian field, working with various international organisations such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Red Cross, the International Organization for Migration as well as several embassies. Noor Founded the Rohingya Language Council, digitised Rohingya alphabets, developed the first Rohingya font and was one of the main contributors to the Rohingya Unicode, which was released in 2018 and led to the development of a unicode font and keyboard for different devices. Noor is also the author of Born to Struggle: The Child of Rohingya Refugees and His Inspiring Journey, which was published in March 2019, based on his personal life experiences.

Noor is doing a Master's in Business Intelligence, and holds an Honours Degree in Computing from the University of Greenwich, United Kingdom. He has more than 15 years of experience as a business owner, corporate senior executive, TV station operator, news reporter, journalist, talk show anchor, corporate negotiator and project manager. He is actively involved in the the fields of blockchain, crypto, NFT, the metaverse, data science, security and privacy. Noor also trains and motivates people from all walks of life in self-development, management and technology, both locally and internationally. Mr Noor speaks five Middle and East-Asian languages fluently. One of his ambitions is to implement technology to serve humanity.

Panel Discussion (2022) | Digital Journeys: Refugees, Migration, Media

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