T20 Forum on Social Cohesion


Simone Cecchini

Senior Social Affairs Officer, Social Development Division, ECLAC

Simone Cecchini is Senior Social Affairs Officer of the Social Development Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), based in Santiago, Chile.
At the ECLAC, he leads research and advises governments on poverty, inequality, and on the design, implementation and assessment of social protection policies. His work is characterized by a multi-disciplinary approach and a focus on equality and human rights. Between 1998 and 2002, Mr. Cecchini worked at the World Bank’s Poverty Group.
Mr. Cecchini holds a Degree in Political Science from the University of Florence, Italy, a Master’s in International Trade and Investment Policy from George Washington University, Washington D.C., and an MBA from the Universidad Católica of Chile.

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