Claudio Acioly

Head Capacity Building, UN-Habitat

Claudio Acioly is an architect and urban planner, a development practitioner with more than 35 years of experience.  He joined UN-Habitat in 2008 as chief Housing Policy and coordinator of the United Nations Housing Rights Programme. He also coordinated the Advisory Group on Forced Evictions to the Executive Director of UN-Habitat – AGFE.  During his tenure as head of housing policy (2018-2012), Acioly led the housing policy work of UN-Habitat in countries such as Cuba, Ghana, Malawi, El-Salvador, Uganda, Vietnam, Nepal and Ecuador and was directly involved in housing policy planning and implementation as well as slum upgrading.  He has worked in more than 30 countries . He is currently the head of Capacity Building and Training of UN-Habitat leading several global programs and initiatives linking capacity building, institutional development and policy change.