Originally from Argentina, Aldo Caliari has a Master of International Policy and Practice degree from George Washington University (2007), with a focus on economics and finance. He also holds a Master’s degree from the Washington College of Law, American University, Washington, D.C., in International Legal Studies (2000), where he received the Outstanding Graduate Award. He earned his first law degree in Argentina, at the Universidad Nacional de Tucuman Law School, in 1997. Before graduating, he represented his University at the II Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court competition at the Washington College of Law (1997), winning several awards.
Since 2002, Aldo has worked as the Center of Concern’s Rethinking Bretton Woods Project director. He works on an array of issues such as global economic governance, debt, international financial architecture, human rights in international economic policy and linkages between trade and finance policy. He speaks by invitation around the world, addressing a variety of audiences, including world leaders. He participates in critical debates, leads workshops, presents at academic forums and conferences, and testifies in closed government briefings.
His writings are published in books, academic and specialized journals, and the Financial Times (FT.com), and popular media. He has been a consultant to several intergovernmental organizations—such as UNCTAD, UNDP, UN DESA, and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights—in addition to governments, civil society networks, and foundations.