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Rebecca Smith holds a B.A. in Sustainable Development with departmental honors from Columbia University (New York) and an M.A. in Political Science from Central European University (Budapest). She is bilingual in French and English, and has lived in France, the United States, Hungary and Spain. She has collaborated in climate change and sustainable development projects in the United States, Madagascar and Ghana, and non-formal political education in the European Youth Parliament about a variety of topics relevant to Europe, including the circular economy.

Civic Engagement, Technology

Involving youth in politics

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Education has proven to be a powerful means to involve youth in the political process.

CONTRIBUTORS

Raquel Rolnik

Prof. at the School of Architecture and Urbanism at University of São Paulo.

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Darko Radovic

Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Keio University

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Boyd Cohen

Professor of Entrepreneurship

Ricard Garriga

Co-founder Menorca Millenials

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Suzanne Spooner

Anteverti consultant

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Rebecca Smith

Active Alumni at the European Youth Parliament. anteverti Consultant.

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Ellis J. Juan

Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative General Coordinator. Inter-American Development Bank

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Dan Lewis

Chief Urban Risk Reduction, UN Habitat Chief of the Urban Risk Reduction Unit

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Rashiq Fataar

Urbanist and Director of Our Future Cities

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Pankaj Ghemawat

Global Professor of Management and Strategy. IESE

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Cecile Faraud

Circular Economy Lead. Peterborough City Council

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Parvati Nair

Director of the United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility.

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Edward Glaeser

Professor of Economics, Harvard University. Urban Economist.

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Goldsmith Stephen

Professor. Harvard Kennedy School

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Gaetan Siew

CEO Global Creative Leadership Initiative

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Chaturvedi Bharati

Founder and Director. Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group

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Cristina Garrido

Urban Innovation Consultant, anteverti

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Esteve Almirall

Assoc. Professor. ESADE Business Law School

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Beth Simone Noveck

Founder and Director. Governance Lab

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Inazio Martínez de Arano

Head of Office in European Forest Institute Mediterranean Regional Office

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Bahaaeddin Alhaddad

Space Business Development and Urban Remote Sensing at Starlab Ltd

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Carlos Vayas

Metropolitan Director. Municipality of Quito

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Juliana Rotich

Executive Director. Ushahidi

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Aníbal Gaviria

Alcalde de la ciudad de Medellín (2012-15)

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Manu Fernandez

Founder. Human Scale City

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Kumaresh Chandra Mishra

Deputy Secretary General Habitat III Conference. United Nations

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Gabriela Gomez-Mont

Chief Creativity Officer at Laboratorio para la Ciudad. México City

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Amador Ferrer

Architect and Professor at Universitat Ramón Llull

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Francis Pisani

Author and consultant

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Markku Markkula

President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR). European Union

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Shannon Lawrence

Director Global Initiatives. C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group