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Bojan Francuz


Bojan Francuz has ten years of experience working with people and movements mobilizing for change in a hyper-local context in urban areas and in multilateral contexts. Currently. He works as a Program Officer at NYU’s Center on International Cooperation as an expert on a range of peace, urbanism, and innovation issues, and is the Lead for Peace in Our Cities – a global network of mayors and community-based organizations working to reduce urban violence.

Previously, Francuz served in various policy positions advising governments at the United Nations on political and security issues. He co-founded a social-impact organization leveraging technology to bring greater inclusion in cities, and served as a futurist-in-residence at the Institute for Urban Futures at Concordia University in Montréal, Canada. Francuz started his career as a community organizer working with immigrant and undocumented communities in Chicago, IL.

He is a graduate of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, Jeanne Sauvé Public Leadership Fellow, Carnegie Council on Ethics in International Affairs Fellow. He tweets at: @francuzb.

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