Aldo Caliari

Aldo Caliari is the Senior Advisor at the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on Monetary Affairs and Development (G-24), which coordinates the position of developing countries on monetary and development issues in the deliberations and decisions of the Bretton Woods Institutions and other related fora such as the G20.

From 2002 to January of 2017 he was Director of the Rethinking Bretton Woods Project at the Washington DC-based Center of Concern. Previously he had joined as staff of the same project for two years. In those capacities he focused on global economic governance, debt, international financial architecture, human rights in international economic policy and linkages between trade and finance. Mr. Caliari was also co-founder and coordinator of RightingFinance Initiative, and was also an editor and contributor to the initiative’s blog (at He has done considerable public speaking for a variety of audiences that range from closed government briefings to academia and public education workshops in more than sixty countries. He edited four books on linkages between trade and finance and one on regional and global liquidity arrangements and his writings have been published in books, academic and specialized journals, and the media. He has been a consultant to several intergovernmental organizations -- such as UNCTAD, UNDP, UN DESA, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights— in addition to governments, civil society networks and foundations.

Mr. Caliari holds a Master of International Policy and Practice from George Washington University (2007), with a focus on economics and finance. He also holds a Masters Degree from the Washington College of Law, American University, on International Legal Studies (2000), where he was honored with the Outstanding Graduate Award. He earned his first degree in Argentina, at the Universidad Nacional de Tucuman.

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