Catalina Cecchi Hucke

Senior Manager for International Strategies, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Catalina Cecchi Hucke is a Senior Manager for International Strategies at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). She has 10 years of professional experience in the field of sustainability, approached from private, public, and NGO perspectives.

Ms. Cecchi Hucke holds a Master of Science in sustainable development economics from the Ecole Polytechnique of Paris, a Master of Arts in environmental sciences from the University of Virginia (UVA), and a double major in Anthropology and Environmental Sciences from UVA.

Ms. Cecchi Hucke has recently worked for the COP25 Chilean Presidency and in the UNFCCC Climate Champions team, managing climate action contents and raising ambition through engagement with civil society stakeholders. During this time, she supported discussion on Article 6 implementation and green hydrogen strategy through GIZ.

Prior to her focus on climate change, Ms. Cecchi Hucke worked in Chile at the Mining Council as Head of (Policy) Working Groups, at the mining corporate level at BHP as Internal Auditor and Institutional Relations Specialist, and at the Ministry of Energy as Local Energy Strategies Manager. In France, she worked as sustainability auditor and consultant at Deloitte.

Ms. Cecchi Hucke is in advanced training as a philosopher analyst and archetypal psychoanalyst at the James Hillman Institute – International Master School on Soul Studies, in Florence. She supports the institute’s international development and leads the Ecopsychoanalysis initiative (

Posts by Catalina Cecchi Hucke

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New Transparency Recommendations for International Voluntary Initiatives are an Important Accountability Enabler
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2030 Climate Solutions: implementation as the new measure of ambition
What does the COP26 Outcome on Article 6 Mean for Non-Party Stakeholders?

Article 6 of the Paris Agreement established a framework for countries to cooperate in achieving their climate commitments (nationally determined contributions, NDCs), using market mechanisms to enable greater ambition than they could achieve independently. The Paris Agreement implementing guidance finalized …

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COP27: The Mitigation Work Programme & The Ministerial Roundtable

To be most effective, the Mitigation Work Programme (MWP) could usefully aim to:  generate discussions that are facilitative, constructive, innovative, and catalytic  be inclusive and ensure a diversity of participation, including by policymakers and implementers  generate clear signals in support …

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What does the COP26 outcome on Article 6 mean for non-Party stakeholders?
Article 6: Issues for COP26

A majority of Parties with new or enhanced NDCs anticipate using voluntary cooperation under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement to achieve their NDCs. After Parties were unable to come to an agreement on carbon market rules in Madrid, international …

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