Dr. Shipra Narang SuriHead Of ISOCARP General Assembly Of Partners (GAP)
Shipra Narang Suri is an urban planner with nearly two decades of international professional experience in the areas of urban/local governance and indicators, post-disaster and post-conflict recovery, inclusive urban planning and management, sustainable urban development, urban resilience and safety.
Shipra Narang Suri is currently the Vice-president of the General Assembly of Partners towards Habitat III and Co-chair of the World Urban Campaign. She is also a Vice-President to the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP), an Associate at PRDU, University of York, U.K., and a member of UNISDR’s Urban Planning Advisory Group.
Shipra has worked with the United Nations, including the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), UNDP and UNESCO, in different capacities and different locations including Myanmar, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Mongolia (Asia); Kenya, Sudan, Zimbabwe and Nigeria (Africa); Kosovo, Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbia (South East Europe).
Shipra Narang Suri has a Ph.D. in Post-War Recovery Studies, 2009, Department of Politics, Post-War Reconstruction and Development Unit from University of York, U.K., a Master of Planning (with specialisation in Environmental Planning), 1998, School of Planning, Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT), Ahmedabad, India, and a Bachelor of Planning, 1996, School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi, India.
At CUDRR+R, Shipra N. Suri will work on projects related to Urban Risk Reduction and Resiliency including Post-conflict recovery and cultural heritage preservation particularly in the South-Asian Region.