The rise and rise of national populism

A global resurgence of populism and nationalism has galvanised support for leaders with policies inimical to the rule of law. Global Insight assesses the risks and how they can be countered. Michael Camilleri, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with Ruth Green from the International Bar Association, to discuss this issue. 

Michael Camilleri, Ruth Green

Interviews ˙ ˙ International Bar Association

Escenario de Bolivia no es repetible en Venezuela, según analistas

La convocatoria a una jornada de protestas permanentes hecha por el presidente designado de Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, difícilmente podría resultar en un escenario similar al de Bolivia, ya que existen diferencias importantes entre ambos países, según analistas que observan con detenimiento la región. Michael Camilleri, Director del Programa de Estado…

Michael Camilleri, Joel Gutiérrez

Interviews ˙ ˙ VOA


Evo Morales steps down: “The people of Bolivia took to the streets to defend their democracy, but the military gave Morales the final push.”

Michael Camilleri, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with France24 about recent events in Bolivia. Camilleri commented on the military’s role in the ouster of President Evo Morales as well as Morales’ legacy and motivations. He concluded by noting the importance of a peaceful and swift democratic transition towards free and fair elections.

Michael Camilleri

Interviews ˙ ˙ France24

When ‘dialogue’ becomes a dirty word. The case of Venezuela.

The exercise and practice of dialogue can be traced back thousands of years, perhaps even to the beginning of civilization. In more recent times there has been a surge of interest in dialogue, with the use of the term and its application proliferating within the disciplines of peacebuilding and development,…

Michael Camilleri, Riva Kantowitz

Reports ˙ ˙ Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation

How Evo Morales running again — and again — undermines Bolivia’s democracy

On Oct. 20, Bolivian President Evo Morales will go to the polls in search of a fourth term. Victory would extend his time in office to almost two decades, and — depending on how the election goes — could place democracy itself at risk in the Andean country.

Ben Raderstorf, Michael Camilleri

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The Washington Post

Plan B in Venezuela

The United States must now reassess its approach. Washington shouldn’t give up its sustained focus on the crisis or its stated objective of restoring democracy and constitutional order, but it does have to accept the facts on the ground and recognize that maximalist demands are unhelpful.

Michael Camilleri

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs

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Beyond the Border: Regional Priorities and the Migration Debate in Central America

Michael Camilleri, Director of the Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, spoke at an event hosted by the University of Notre Dame Keough School’s Initiative for Global Development called, “Beyond the Border: Regional Priorities and the Migration Debate in Central America.”

Michael Camilleri, Julia Searby

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ University of Notre Dame

Online Disinformation in the United States

A policy brief exploring the nature and implications of disinformation spread in the United States, particularly surrounding the 2016 elections.

Ben Raderstorf, Michael Camilleri

Reports ˙ ˙ Online Disinformation in the United States

Transition Interrupted?

A report analyzing the potential scenarios facing Venezuela at a critical juncture in its democratic development.

Michael Camilleri

Reports ˙ ˙ Download Report


Reunión del consejo de seguridad de la ONU sobre Venezuela

Michael Camilleri, director del programa de estado de derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, analizó las implicaciones de la reunión del consejo de seguridad del ONU sobre la situación en Venezuela, y otros temas relacionados a la situación Venezolana.

Michael Camilleri

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24


El informe Mueller, Venezuela y la OEA, inmigración a EEUU

Michael Camilleri da comentarios sobre varios temas en el Club de Prensa de NTN24, incluyendo la politica de inmigracion de los EEUU, el informe Mueller, y el reconocimiento del gobierno de Guaido por la OEA.

Michael Camilleri

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24