Social Development Specialist, the World Bank
Ifeta Smajic is Social Development Specialist with the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Region, where she works on social risks management, social accountability, youth development, and land & conflict issues. Ifeta manages the World Bank Community of Practice on Land in Fragile and Conflict-affected Situations (FCS), which is a platform for building and sharing knowledge on land interventions in fragile and conflict-affected situations aimed at reducing vulnerability and marginalization. Before moving to ECA, Ifeta consulted for the Global Urban Unit on climate-smart and resilient urban development. Prior to joining the Bank, she worked as a land use planner for the engineering consultancy Ramboll. She holds a MSc degree in Human Geography and Planning from the University of Utrecht, Netherlands.