Cecilia is a professional and activist who works inspired by her the vision of co-creating an equal and just world in which all human beings live in dignity and freedom.

Cecilia considers that this transformation will only happen if the Global South countries and its people play a leading transformational role in local-global politics and if societies are respectful of human rights and citizens’ participation.


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Cecilia has worked with renowned organisations including Amnesty International, Oxfam, BRICS Policy Center (Global South Unit for Mediation), Synergos, Conciliation Resources, Subir al Sur and SES Foundation.

She has a degree in Sociology from University of Buenos Aires, a diploma in Anthropology from FLACSO (Latin America Faculty of Social Sciences) and a Masters in Violence, Conflict and Development from SOAS, University of London. She is Fellow of the BRICS Policy Center, Global South Unit for Mediation, Brazil.



Cecilia Milesi is an outstanding professional. She uses her sharp mind, interpersonal
relationships skills and her radiant humour to work with others, inspire team building and reflect in critical issues with openness and creativity. Cecilia is a very dedicated worker, which has brought in her position at Amnesty International all her extensive experience and sensitiveness gained at root level in the global south. It is a privilege to work with her and the organization was fortunate to have her onboard.

Sergio Laurenti, Amnesty International | Head, Crisis & Conflict Management Unit | Amnesty International, International Secretariat

Cecilia conducts herself with clarity, honesty and humanity. She is driven by a profound interest in knowing and engaging with integrity with the embodied and lived realities of others. She possesses exceptional relational skills and a common touch which are balanced by an expansive, distinctive intellect which allows her to see connections where others find difference.

Professor aladin aladin, Founder at The Social Capital; Emeritus Professor for the Public Understanding of Intercultural Processes at Interkulturelt Center Copenhagen; Visiting Professor at Cranfield University C4D, Royal College of Art IED

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