Youth Advisory Board
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About the UN-HABITAT Youth Advisory Board

The UN-HABITAT Youth Advisory Board was established at the World Urban Forum IV held in Nanjing China on 1 and 2 November, 2008 and launched at the 22 Second Session of the UN-HABITAT Governing Council in April 2009.

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  Francis Anyaegbu
24 Sept 12
Francis currently serves as the Founder and Director of Youth Pioneers for Development. He is a development consultant with extensive experience in creating; facilitating and managing youth led projects. He has worked with a number of local and International organisations including the British Council, World Bank Institute, Action Aid International, Earth Reformers Foundation amongst others.

  Stella Agara
24 Sept 12
Stella is a youth development worker from the Kibera Area.  She was and born and bred in the humble Kibera Area. Having witnessed the plight of youth in Kibera and as a firm believer in children and young people as actors for change and leadership with legacy and accountability

  Raphael Obonyo
24 Sept 12
Raphael is the convener of The Youth Congress, a vibrant youth led initiative in Kenya that provide mostly young men and women in the urban slums and other informal settlements with a platform to enhance youth leadership and meaningful participation in socio-economic and political processes for improvement of their livelihoods and that of their community members at large.

  Lucinda Hartley
24 Sept 12
Lucinda trained as a Landscape Architect and Urban Designer, She spent two years working in slum communities in Vietnam and Cambodia before launching CoDesign Studio. CoDesign is a non-profit, planning and design enterprise, committed to helping disadvantaged communities to envision, design and implement neighbourhood improvement projects.

  John Anugraha
24 Sept 12
John is a youth leader and peace activist. He currently runs the Global Citizens for Sustainable Development (GCSD), a not-for-profit organization based in Bangalore. GCSD focuses on youth leadership, youth empowerment, peace and culture, environment and other social development issues.

  Dana Podmolikova
24 Sept 12
Dana is an activist from the Czech Republic, passionate about youth empowerment and international dialogue through politics, sports, and education. She holds a BA degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London in Politics and Development Studies.

  Lorenzo Casullo
24 Sept 12
Lorenzo currently works as a transport consultant in London, advising public and private sector organisations across the world. He holds a degree in Land Economy from Cambridge University, where he specialized in urban issues such as transport, housing and sustainability.

  Safira De La Sala
24 Sept 12
Safira is a graduate of Law. She has worked with two major Brazilian law firms and with the Federal Public Defender of Brazil (a government body with a concern for poor people).

  Edinilson Ferreira dos Santos – “Edi”
24 Sept 12
Edinilson has an undergraduate degree in environmental management. He was the president of the Jardim Cristiane Community Association.  He works in the Santo André city government to promote public participation in slum upgrading projects and guarantee quality municipal services in informal settlements.

  Daniel S. Sullivan
24 Sept 12
Daniel spent over a decade in public service as a legislative aide and chief of staff in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He serves as a Young Professional Representative on the United Nations Association of the United States Steering Committee and is the former Chair of the Young Professionals for International Cooperation group of the UN Association of Greater Boston.

  James Alcime
24 Sept 12
James is a Haitian young leader who lives with a passion for engaging youth and leveraging online networks as a tool for his community development and country. With knowledge in entrepreneurship, James is studying communication with a minor in Business communication at Paris 8 Uuniversity.

  Maya Mboup
24 Sept 12
Maya graduated from Ryerson University in Toronto in 2012, where she studied Business Technology Management. She currently works as a Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte Canada.

  Samin Eskandari
24 Sept 12
Samin studied Urban Development and obtained a masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning. She volunteered for the “Urban Upgrading and Housing Reform Program (UUHRP)”

  Mir Ghulam Murtaza Noonari
24 Sept 12
Mir Ghulam is a prominent Youth Development Professional. He has 6 years of experience of working in Pakistan and abroad in diverse Youth Development Projects. His expertise comprises of Project Management and Proposal writing, volunteerism and community mobilization.

  Francis Anyaegbu
15 Feb 12
Francis is currently the Executive Director of Youth In Transit Organization. He holds a degree in Environmental Biology, and a couple of professional certifications in development work. Francis has worked with many organizations including British Council, United Nations Development Programme, World Bank Institute, and Action Aid International. Francis is also a Youth Master Trainer on Climate change. Francis  was a speaker at the UN-Habitat World Urban Youth Assembly in Nanjing, China

  Kristoffer Sundøy
28 Oct 09
KRISTOFFER was born in Norway in 1985 but moved to France at the age of four. Returning to Norway two years later, he finished grad school before serving his compulsory military service in His Majesty the King’s Guard. He is in his 4th year of a Master’s degree in engineering in Signal Processing at Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

  Philomena Modu
28 Oct 09
Philomena has been actively involved in the various projects and leadership positions in her four years of college in AIESEC, Human Rights Association, Gender club, YUNA, ISWiT, East African Students Association.

  Ali Abdou
28 Oct 09
ALI was born in Nablus, Palestine in 1984. In 2007 he studied Agricultural Engineering in Najah National University in Palestine. As the current project youth coordinator he is proud to currently be in the International Leadership Training Program with INWENT in Deutschland, especially that he is the Youth Representative of Western Asia. Being a participant in the program was a result of his accomplishments.

  Joao Scarpelini
7 Oct 09
JOAO is an activist and social entrepreneur. He has been working with youth empowerment and social change in different organizations and causes since 1999.

  Maria Valencia
2 Oct 09
MARIA was born in Bogota, Colombia in 1986 and in her final semester at Los Andes University where she is majoring in Economics.

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