Research & Articles

Research & Articles

Knowledge and ideas creation together with their open sharing are essential to support creative and participatory social change.

In this section, you will find Cecilia’s research, published articles, the methodologies and tools she devised while working for several organisations across the globe, as well as interviews given to different media outlets.

La creación de conocimiento e ideas junto a la comunicación abierta de los mismos es esencial en el apoyo y generación creativa de procesos participativos de cambio social.

En esta sección, presentamos publicaciones de Cecilia: desde investigaciones a artículos, metodologías y herramientas para apoyar procesos de cambio asi como entrevistas brindadas a diferentes medios periodísticos.

Civil Society Research & Articles

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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Author: South-South Cooperation

A in-depth study on South-South Cooperation has been published by “The Open Forum for  CSOs development effectiveness” (http://cso-effectiveness.org) and Reality of Aid  (www.realityofaid.org). Cecilia authored a chapter presenting the Argentine South-South Cooperation strategy. Cecilia’s article summarises information on the Argentine South-South experience: from its origins to current main programmes, political debates...
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Research Report: Youth Inclusion and Mobilisation in Argentina

Participatory Study on Youth Inclusion and Empowerment, SES Foundation, Argentina, 2000-2007  English Cecilia was part of the coordinating team developing one of the most innovative  participatory social research initiatives undertaken with and by young people with fewer  opportunities living across Argentina. The paper presents the national findings based on  all...
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Methodologies & ToolKits

Input: Conflict sensitivity Toolkit

Monitoring and Evaluating Conflict Sensitivity, methodological challenges and practical solutions, Diana Chigas and Rachel Goldwyn, UK DFID English This document is one of a series of Practice Products developed under the Conflict, Crime, and Violence Results Initiative (CCVRI). Cecilia was invited as an external expert to provide with input and...
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Interviews

Interview: Founding Subir al Sur

Cecilia Milesi, Subir al Sur Founder: “Young Volunteers Go Up South” The Argentina Independent, 2008 Article about Subir al Sur, youth project founded by Cecilia: the vision of youth dialogue across divides and action-learning across cultures. Diez Argentinos “Suben al Sur” Artículo sobre Subir al Sur, proyecto juvenil fundado por...
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Interview: Collective courage for global change

Cecilia Milesi: “More Collective courage needed for global change” Blog Pasiones y Acciones, by Guillermina Lazzaro, 2013 An insightful interview about Cecilia’s role as change -maker and her ideas on intercultural education and the need for a systemic change towards justice and peace. “Nuestro gran pendiente es el atrevimiento colectivo” Una...
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Interview: Somaliland and Latino America

Cecilia Milesi: “Somaliland and Latinoamerica” English Somalilanders.net (first website in English and Spanish) about Somaliland, 2012 As a Latinoamerican I feel at home in Somaliland – Cecilia Milesi’s and Somaliland Focus UK work supporting peace and democratisation processes in unique Somaliland Spanish Como Latinoamerica, en Somaliland me siento en casa....
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Policy Papers

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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UNASUR mediation practice and discourse

 Cecilia was invited by Swisspeace to present her article exploring UNASUR’s mediation and conflict transformation discourse and practice. Cecilia’s paper presents some characteristics of emerging mediation and conflict transformation practice and discourse developed in Latin America, and in particular, by the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR). The paper distinguishes a...
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Co-Author: CDA Total Austral Argentina, Vaca Muerta Field Visit Report

In the spirit of collaborative learning, CDA has engaged with Total over a period of  12 years, visiting operations in Myanmar, Nigeria, Bolivia, Uganda, and other  countries. CDA is a non-profit organization committed to improving the effectiveness  of national and international actors who provide humanitarian assistance, engage in  peace practice,...
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Author: Memory, Truth & Justice- Lessons from Argentina

Cecilia’s paper “Justice across oceans: lessons learnt from the South-South  Learning and research exchange between Argentina, Sri Lanka and Egypt” is now  available for download: Lessons Learnt_Justice across oceans (CMilesi) The article summarizes main lessons learnt from a South-South learning exchange involving civil society organizations from Argentina, Sri Lanka and Egypt. The innovative...
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Sociological Research & Articles

UNASUR mediation practice and discourse

 Cecilia was invited by Swisspeace to present her article exploring UNASUR’s mediation and conflict transformation discourse and practice. Cecilia’s paper presents some characteristics of emerging mediation and conflict transformation practice and discourse developed in Latin America, and in particular, by the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR). The paper distinguishes a...
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Book Chapter: Society and Cinema

“Así es la Vida”, Cecilia Milesi and Rodrigo Carbajal, in the book “Cine e Imaginario Social”, edited by Fortunato Malimacci, 2000.  English The chapter written by Cecilia and Rodrigo explores the role of the family in social change and the  determination of cultural and social identities. The conclusions are based...
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