Cecilia Andersson manages the UN-Habitat Global Space Programme and has been closely involved with Block by Block since May 2014. She has represented Block by Block at World Urban Forums and many events leading up to Habitat III and the adoption of the New Urban Agenda as well as Urban Thinkers Campuses, workshops and conferences on public space, and Minecraft training at the neighborhood level.
Cecilia previously served as Urban Safety Expert for the UN-Habitat Safer Cities Programme and as the point person in the program for women’s safety and violence against women. She has also worked as a Development Researcher in South Africa, and as an Assistant Desk Officer at the Urban Development Division of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). She has a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning.