Senior Advisor


Areas of Expertise
Economic Development, Global Governance, International Development, International Financial and Trade Organizations, International Human Rights Law

Region of Focus
Latin America and the Caribbean

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 February 2017, he is the Senior Advisor to the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on Monetary Affairs and Development (G24), 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. Between 2002 and 2017, Aldo had worked as the Center of Concern’s Rethinking Bretton Woods Project Director where he worked 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. During that period, and on those topics, he participated in debates, led workshops and made presentations to a variety of audiences –public and private – in more than sixty countries around the world. His writings are published in books, academic and specialized journals, and the Financial Times (, 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.

Recent ACUNS Activity
Aldo Caliari, “Multiple Multilateralisms in the Post-Crisis Response: UN vs. G20 ACUNS Newsletter, No. 1 (2011)

Updated February, 2017