Team


Uraía counts with a multi-disciplinary team based in different regions of the world. We work closely with cities and their partners in sharing and analyzing experiences about the use of SMART technologies for a more effective municipal management. Should you want to know more, we are always available at info @ uraia.org

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Head, Local governments, UN-HABITAT


Diana A. López Caramazana (Head, Local governments, UN-HABITAT)

Diana is the Head of the Local government and decentralization Unit at UN-HABITAT. She is passionate about the role that local and regional governments play to achieve sustainable and inclusive development. She is Spanish and currently lives in Nairobi, Kenya. Her main areas of expertise are the local governance aspects of global agendas, municipal management and innovation in public administration. 

Contact: diana.lopez(a)unhabitat.org

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Executive Director of FMDV


Jean-François Habeau (Executive Director of FMDV)

Jean-François is the Executive Director of the FMDV. He is based in FMDV headquarters, in Paris, France and has an extensive expertise in local finance and local investment but also in PPPs, climate finance and a strong experience of working with public entities and financial & technical partners. 

Contact: jfhabeau(a)fmdv.net

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Project Manager at FMDV


Charline Bruhat (Project Manager at FMDV)

Charline has been a project manager for 1 year at FMDV, based in Paris. Graduated from Sciences Po Grenoble (France) and Sciences Po Rabat (Morocco), she specialized in local governance and decentralized cooperation issues. Fully operational in French, English and Portuguese, she is supporting the coordination of the Uraia platform.

Contact: cbruhat@fmdv.net


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Project Manager at FMDV


Juliana Castano (Project Manager at FMDV)

Juliana has been a project manager for 4 years at FMDV. She is supporting the coordination of the Uraia platform at the office desk of FMDV located in Paris. Graduated from the Institute of Economic and Social Development of La Sorbonne (IEDES), she is specialised in local development issues. As a Colombian, she is operational in French, English and Spanish and has been working for the platform since 2015.

Contact: jcastano@fmdv.net

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Uraia Coordinator


Maritza Formisano (Uraia Coordinator)

Maritza coordinates Uraia, based in the City of Malaga, Spain, which hosts the Secretariat of the platform.   Maritza is French- Colombian and has an extensive experience in coordinating international projects, on fighting against poverty, United Nations global 2030 Agenda and SDGs, as well as on issues related to gender equality and access to economic, social and cultural rights. 

Contact: maritza.formisano@uraia.org