Policy and Advocacy Coordinator (maternity cover)
Gilberto joined Concord’s Secretariat in January 2019. He coordinates the work of HUB2 on Financing for Development and leads CONCORD’s work on the negotiations of the new EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF 2021-2027).
His work focuses on the proposed Heading VI of the new MFF (Neighbourhood and the World) and related sectoral proposals (the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument-NDICI and associated programming guidelines), on development effectiveness, people’s ownership in the Global South, quantity and quality of ODA and the role of the private sector in development cooperation.
Prior to joining CONCORD, he worked on social, employment and economic policies for Social Platform – the largest network of European rights and value-based civil society organisations working in the social sector–, the Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU and the European Commission.
Gilberto holds master’s degrees in Economics and in International Relations and speaks fluently Italian, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
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