Edwar Hanna is an urban practitioner, and researcher specialised in political architecture, urban development, post-conflict recovery, and community empowerment. He is a Chevening FCO Alumnus, he holds a Diploma degree in Architecture from Damascus University and a Masters degree in Urban Design and Development, University College London, UK. Edwar is the programme manager of The C4D Network, a global community of professional working in communication for development C4D, with members in 126 countries. Recently he is leading the delivery of participatory peacebuilding toolkit in more than ten war-torn countries around the world. Edwar is a co-founder of Syrbanism, a platform that embraces dialogue over urban discourses in Syria.