Daniel Caballero

Ecuador |  Senior Program Associate, Peter D. Bell Rule of Law, Inter-American Dialogue

+1-202-463-2562 ˙ dcaballero@thedialogue.org ˙

Daniel Caballero joined the Inter-American Dialogue in 2023 as a Program Associate, and is currently a Senior Program Associate in the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program.

Before joining the Dialogue, Caballero was the chief legal advisor for Justice Daniela Salazar at the Constitutional Court of Ecuador. There, he worked on cases involving critical issues such as migration and asylum, states of emergency, freedom of expression, and sexual and reproductive rights, among others. Previously, he worked as a consultant for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and as a researcher for the Center for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information (CELE) at the Universidad de Palermo in Argentina. He also served as an attorney for legal services and strategic litigation at Asylum Access Ecuador. Additionally, he was a human rights project coordinator at the School of Law at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, where he is an adjunct professor teaching Constitutional Procedure and International Refugee Law.

Caballero holds a juris doctor with a minor in human rights from Universidad San Francisco de Quito, a master’s in constitutional law from Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, and a master of laws in international human rights from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. 

He is fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese, and German.

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