Eugene Zapata

Eugene Zapata is Regional Director, City and Practice Management, overseeing 100RC’s work with cities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Before joining 100RC, Eugene was International Advisor to the Mayor of Mexico City. In this capacity he headed the AL-LAs project, a Europe-Latin America network of cities working to professionalize their international affairs.  He was also Latin American Regional Director for the World Fund for City Development (FMDV in French) as well as North American Secretary of METROPOLIS, the world association of the largest cities.

Latest Posts by Eugene Zapata

Resilience in the new Constitution for Mexico City

- On February 5th, 2017, Mexico City approved its first Political Constitution as an autonomous city. Before this date, Mexico City was a Federal District under control from the central government in several key topics such as fiscal, credit and security policies. The Constitution is a much-awaited step towards reinforced decentralization, local autonomy and local democracy, giving political adulthood to one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.

Retos y Oportunidades en Ciudades de Latinoamérica

- Eugene Zapata es Director Regional de 100RC y supervisa el trabajo con las ciudades de Latinoamérica y el Caribe.

Challenges and Opportunities in Latin American Cities

- Eugene Zapata is 100RC's Regional Director overseeing 100RC’s work with cities in Latin America and the Caribbean.