Michael Camilleri

United States  |  Director, Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program

+1-202-204-5559 ˙ mcamilleri@thedialogue.org

Michael Camilleri is Director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program at the Inter-American Dialogue. An international lawyer and former diplomat, he served in the Obama administration from 2012 to 2017 as the Western Hemisphere adviser on the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff and as Director for Andean Affairs at the National Security Council.

Prior to joining the U.S. government, Michael was a human rights specialist at the Organization of American States and a senior staff attorney at the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL). He also worked with a coalition of civil society organizations in Guatemala and at a large international law firm.

Michael’s commentary and analysis on legal and policy issues in the Americas have appeared in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Americas Quarterly, BBC, Fox News, Univision, NTN24, and CNN en Español. Michael is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and he has been an adjunct professor of law and international affairs at the George Washington University, American University, and the University of Baltimore. He holds a B.A. in history from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.


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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.


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