Bojan Francuz is a Program Officer at the Center on International Cooperation on the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies team. In that role, Bojan supports the work of a high-level political Task Force working to find practical solutions to global violence reduction, and assists in management of two international networks – Peace in Our Cities, and Gender Equality Network on Small Arms Control.
Previously, Bojan served in various policy positions advising governments at the United Nations on political and security issues. He also co-founded a social-impact organization leveraging technology to bring greater inclusion in cities, and served as a Futurist-in-Residence at the Institute for Urban Futures at Concordia University in Montréal,Canada. He got his career start as a community organizer working with immigrant and undocumented communities Chicago.
Bojan is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow and Jeanne Sauvé Public Leadership Fellow. Bojan is also a member of the inaugural Carnegie Ethics Fellow class at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, and member of UN Association of the USA.
Bojan’s research, ideas, and commentary focus on the intersection of peace (in particular in urban areas), development, and future thinking – future generations.