Juma Assiago , UN-Habitat joins us on the Inclusive Cities Livecast Series. Hosted by Elsa D’Silva,CEO, Red Dot Foundation (Safecity) & Prathima Manohar , Founder of The Urban Vision. We explore how to make cities more humane.
Mr. Assiago, an Urbanist and Social Scientist, is the Global Coordinator of the Safer Cities Programme at UN-Habitat. He has a Bachelor of Science degree (United States International University) and a Masters of Science degree in Sustainable Urban Development (Oxford University, United Kingdom). He joined UN-Habitat in October 1999 and has an 18 year international working experience providing technical support to both national and local governments on the development and implementation of city crime prevention and urban safety strategies.
Part of his achievements has been the development of the Global Network on Safer Cities (GNSC) that has organised several technical working groups including on the confluence of safety and peace building in Geneva.He lately was involved in convening the UN Task Team that developed the Issue Paper on Safer Cities for the Habitat III process.