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Mr Douglas Ragan

PMO, Specialist in Children and Youth, UN-HABITAT, Nairobi

Douglas Ragan has worked in youth development at the local, national and international level for the past 30 years. Currently he is the Programme Management Officer Specialist, Children and Youth Human Rights and Social Inclusion Unit.

He coordinates UN-Habitat’s children and youth programme which has engaged over 500,000 youth through projects in over 70 developing countries.

His current focus is working with youth in informal settlements and in conflict cities. He manages two flagship youth programmes for UN-Habitat: the Urban Youth Fund and the One Stop Youth Resource Centres.

Doug has authored, co-authored and edited 17 research and policy publications on urban youth issues, the most recent being the Global Youth-Led Development series, representing some of the first research done on youth-led agencies in the developing world. Doug holds a Bachelors Degree in Latin American Studies, a Masters Degree in Management.