E-mail: info@cifalargentina.org
Address: Buenos Aires Office, Alsina 671, Piso 6 of. 65 y 66.
Neuquén Office, Diag. 9 de Julio 82, 2nd floor, Apt B.

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CIFAL Argentina was established in 2016 with the objective of contributing to develop and strengthen leadership and management capacities of government officials to better respond to development challenges, supporting actions at the international, national and local level to make the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda a reality.

CIFAL aims to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and best practices, to encourage cross-sectoral collaboration, and to contribute to advance sustainable development.

Scope: Argentina

Thematic Areas:

  • Urban Governance & Planning
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Social Inclusion


  • Road safety and urban mobility
  • Climate Finance
  • Education and neuroscience


Images courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic Argentina and the Ministry of Tourism of Neuquén.

CIFAL Argentina Director

Maria Eugenia Sconfienza



Dr. Maria Eugenia serves as Director of CIFAL Argentina. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences and a Master's Degree in Social Policy from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO - Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales). Eugenia also holds a Degree in Political Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Her specialization is in Non Profit Organizations (UdeSa) and holds a postdoctoral fellowship of CEIL - CONICET (Center for Labour Studies and Research – National Council for Scientific and Technical Research) in Argentina.

Her experience includes founding “Cultura de trabajo”, an NGO that helps individuals who have been victims of labor exclusion (homeless or in housing vulnerability) to find permanent jobs. Ms. Eugenia has published several papers on labour market, informality and exclusion. Her works also includes research on age related discrimination barriers to access employment and others types of discrimination such as place of residence or indigence, among others. She has an ample experience on corporate social responsibility, labour intermediation service and labour integration of disadvantages groups.