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Johannes Krassnitzer

International Coordinator


Since 2016 International Coordinator of the UNDP ART Initiative. For the last ten years working with UNDP in various roles and locations: 2006 to 2012 managing ART programmes in Sri Lanka and Senegal; Since 2012 part of the International Coordination team of UNDP/ART in Geneva/Brussels responsible for overviewing the programme portfolio as well as policy and partnership development. Key role in elaborating UNDP’s integrated strategy for Local Governance and Local Development, implementing the UNDG’s dialogues on localizing the 2030 agenda and the UNDP/UNHABITAT/UCLG Toolbox on localizing the SDGs. Responsible for establishing UNDP’s Hub for Territorial Partnerships/Brussels and co-responsible for launching and implementing the World Forum on Local Economic Development process.