Belen Caceres joined the GSG Policy Team as Policy Analyst in August 2020. Belen holds a BA in International Relations from the Catholic University of Argentina in Buenos Aires and an MA in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex in the UK.
Before joining GSG, she worked for the United Nations Environment Programme as a member of the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency Unit.
She began her career in the academic field, where she spent 2 years working on diverse research projects. Her main topics of research include poverty, inequality, sustainability, and access to basic services.
Currently, she continues participating in academia, collaborating in a research project of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex on how the rise of populism is affecting climate policy development. After this, she worked for the Urban 20 initiative, led by the City of Buenos Aires and convened by C40 Cities and UCLG, to help cities develop collective messages and inclusive solutions for global issues such as climate action, the future of work, and social integration.