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Douglas Ragan has worked in children and youth development at the local, national and international level for the past 30 years. Currently he is a Programme Management Officer for the Human Rights and Social Inclusion Unit for UN-Habitat, managing 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.
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 research done on youth-led agencies in the developing world. Doug holds a Bachelors Degree in Latin American Studies and a Masters Degree in Management.