Mr. Elong Mbassi has more
than 30 years of experience in the fields of urban management, slum upgrading
and local economic development. Mr. Elong Mbassi is currently the
Secretary General for the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLGA),
the unified organization of African local governments, which is the African
section of the world organization of United Cities and Local Governments (based
in Morocco). Prior to his current post, Mr. Elong Mbassi served as the
Coordinator and later the Secretary-General of the Municipal Development
Partnership (MDP) for Western and Central Africa. In his early career, Mr.
Elong Mbassi worked for the World Bank in Cameroon and the Agence
Coopération et Aménagement in Paris. Mr. Elong Mbassi earned his Master's
degree in Geography from the University of Yaoundé (Cameroon) and has received
his PhD at the University of Caen (France).
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