Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira

Past United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy
Executive Director of UN-Habitat

Short Biography
Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira of the Republic of Rwanda was the Deputy Executive Director of UN-Habitat and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General till 2018 providing critical leadership to promote sustainable cities and human settlements globally. Previously, Dr. Kacyira held various government positions including as Governor of the Eastern Province of Rwanda, Mayor of Kigali and an Elected Member of Parliament. Dr. Kacyira is also a former President of the Rwanda Association of Local Government Authorities, former President of the Eastern African Association of Local Government Authorities, and former Vice President of the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa.