Blog

In this section, Cecilia shares her own original pieces based on her experiences and work around the world.

En esta sección, Cecilia comparte escritos propios originales sobre sus experiencia de trabajo y observación de procesos de cambio en todas las regiones y países en los que trabaja.

Interview: Impact Women | Cecilia Milesi featured in Ogunte

Ogunte interviewed Cecilia Milesi and featured her trajectory to become a changemaker with local and global impact. And in-depth and inspiring journey through Cecilia’s story as she became a stronger catalyser of positive change Access the full interview here: https://www.ogunte.com/blog/profile/cecilia-milesi-global-change/ SPANISH Ogunte conecta, moviliza y apoya a mujeres influyentes, capacitadas y...
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Decolonising Aid and locally-led peace and development: Cecilia’s contributions to Global consultation

Cecilia was invited to contribute to an on-line global consultation aiming better understanding the multiple dynamics between international and local actors during aid initiatives, including exits and transitions. The consultation brought together 95 participants from over 40 countries to critically engage with discussions on: Power Dynamics in the Aid Sector,...
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Social Accountability & Participatory Governance

This month I’m writing a “How to Guide” on social accountability and participatory governance for a global organisation. The guide will include step-by-step guidance to use citizens’ led monitoring and social change approaches – from rapid participatory polical analysis (PEA), community scorecards, participatory budgeting to social audits and forum theatre....
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The South-South Cooperation promise

At the end of 2016, I was appointed as rapporteur and invited to be a keynote speaker of the Global South-South Cooperation Expo (Dubai), organized by the United Nations South-South Cooperation Office. This month, the final Director General Forum (DG Forum) report was presented. It includes information, perspectives and debates...
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Somaliland Elections: Cecilia joins observation mission

Cecilia joined the international election observers to the Somaliland’s third presidential election (13 November 2017). The mission is composed by 60 selected experts, academics and professionales from 24 countries. The international election observation mission (EOM) has been invited by Somaliland’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) and is funded by the British government....
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Analysis: more than transitions, perpetual change processes

Human Rights & Peace: more than transitions, perpetual processes Transition’ theories and policies with a liberal, linear perspective take building politico-institutional ‘stability’ to mean a process that has an end. They see ‘stability’ as something permanent that is condensed into treaties, agreements, laws, institutions and constitutions that are relatively static....
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Our personal lives are political

The need to support men’s transformation to create a more just and peaceful world (Español abajo) “Freedom is a political issue and also a (very) personal one This is about the power of story-telling These are stories and insights about how much men suffer oppression and later reproduce it in...
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Non-hierarchical conferencing applied to dialogue processes

Cecilia’s evaluation of non-hierarchical conferencing applied to dialogue processes and joint thinking for social change Cecilia was invited to observe and evaluate non-hierarchical conferencing, a method applied in a meeting bringing together social leaders from around the world and organised by Open Democracy, (Barcelona 2017) and funded by Open Society...
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Participatory research & design | Social Accountability | VSO

Cecilia was selected as lead VSO consultant on participatory programme research and design, with particular focus on social accountability initiatives implemented by VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) across the world. Cecilia will provide support to the Programme Development and Policy Teams by accompanying Programme Managers as they research and design programmes...
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IBEI | Course Planning & Evaluation Complex Initiatives

IBEI is an inter-university institute created in 2004 as a joint effort of all five public universities in the Barcelona metropolitan area and CIDOB (International Documentation Centre of Barcelona) to promote postgraduate training and research in politics and international relations in order to advance the understanding of global challenges to...
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