Camilo Vicaría Angel was born in Bogotá, Colombia. He graduated from Universidad del Rosario (Bogotá) and obtained his Law Degree in 2015 with three academic excellence recognitions. He obtained also two specializations in International Law and International Human Rights Law. Being interested in International Law, he started his professional career with an Internship in the International Legal Affairs Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Colombia. He is currently external advisor for B&R Latin America, a Colombian firm serving multinational companies, where he collaborates in research and publication of articles on trade and investment.
As a complement to his training as a Colombian lawyer, Camilo attended the specialized summer program in Washington, US, on International Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law at American University. He also developed legal writing, research and oral advocacy skills through his participation in international law competitions and international multidisciplinary competitions. He represented Universidad del Rosario in the 19th Inter-American Human Rights Competition of American University Washington College of Law, the 60th Harvard National Model of United Nations in 2014, the 13th ELSA Moot Court Competition and the 24th Harvard World Model of United Nations in 2015. He obtained awards for his legal writing and research skills (Best Written Submission All American Regional Round ELSA Moot Court) and for his oral and debating skills (Diplomacy Award Harvard World Model of United Nations).
Through his participation in the ELSA Moot Court Competition he has become passionate about International Economic Law. He has been admitted in the IELPO Program and aspires to become an international trade lawyer and make a significant contribution to his country. He looks forward to expanding his knowledge of international economic law at IELPO.
Camilo is a native Spanish speaker, is fluent in English and Italian and has a basic knowledge of German.