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19 Jun 2012
Countries of expertise: Canadá
Áreas de especialidad:
United Nations Organization
Redes: Global Housing Strategy to the Year 2025
Mohamed El Sioufi has 35 years of experience practicing, advising and teaching in the field of human settlements. He has been with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) since 1995 where he is currently the Coordinator of the Housing and Slum Upgrading Branch, responsible for the development of normative work regarding these substantive areas as well as Community Management. He is also managing the Global Housing Strategy to the Year 2025.
As a UN-Habitat Senior Human Settlements Advisor from 1997 to 2007 he was responsible for technical cooperation activities in the Arab States Region and Africa. Programmes and projects managed include human settlements design, land management, local environmental planning and management, governance, housing policy and projects, slum upgrading, post disaster institutional capacity development, and resource mobilization. He has also established and coordinated the UN-Habitat Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) currently being implemented in more than 40 countries in the African, Caribbean and Pacific regions. He is responsible for the publication of more than 50 Urban Profiles.
Prior to 1995, he has been an advisor to Ministries of Housing in several countries, various international aid institutions including the UN, WB, US-AID and others. He also taught at the Universities of Ain Shams, Egypt and Michigan, USA.
Doctor of Architecture, School of Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Science Masters of Architectural Studies, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Science Bachellors of Architecture, Department of Architecture, Facultynof Engineering, Ain Shams University
Ain Shams University - Dept. of Architecture
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