Ms. Ramacciotti is a lawyer and former Peruvian ambassador with ample experience in international, legal, academic and political issues and also in designing and executing strategies in senior positions. She has been working on diverse projects, programs and activities to promote democratic values, gender equity and resolution of conflicts. She combines diverse educational background, management abilities and teaching expertise. Ms. Ramacciotti holds LL.B and LL.D Law Degrees from the Catholic University of Peru and a Master in International Affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. She is a PHD candidate and author and/or editor of various books, articles and research papers in the field of international law and international relations. She is a consultant and also serves on the advisory board of prestigious academic and civil society's institutions. Ms. Ramacciotti is a Visiting Scholar at the Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, Center for Latin American Studies, and Director of the Political Database of the Americas, a website that offers systematized political data and information about the 35 countries of the Americas.


  • Director, Political Database of the Americas & Visiting Scholar at the Center for Latin American
    Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University (since 2002).
  • Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Peru to the Organization of American States
    (OAS) (1994-2000).
  • National Judge of the Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration (1996-2001).
  • President, Working Group on Probity and Public Ethics, OAS (1999-2000).
  • Coordinator, Women and Leadership in the Americas, Permanent Council, OAS (1997-2000).
  • President, Working Group on Modernization of the Justice's Systems, OAS (1999).
  • President, Juridical and Political Affairs Committee, OAS (1996-1997).
  • President, OAS Permanent Council (1996).
  • President, OAS Commission, Inter-American Council for Integral Development (1996).
  • President, Antiterrorism Working Group, OAS (1995-1996).
  • Delegate, OAS Meetings of Ministers of Justice of the Americas: Buenos Aires (1997); Lima (1999); Costa Rica (2000).
  • Delegate to the OAS General Assembly: Haiti (1995); Panama (1996); Lima (1997); Caracas (1998); Guatemala (1999); Windsor, Canada (2000).
  • Co-Founder and Director of the Institute for International Studies (IDEI),Catholic University of Peru (1991-1994) and Associate Member (since 1991).
  • Associate Professor, Catholic University of Peru (International Law; International Economic law; Juridical Research Methodology) (1982-1994).
  • Coordinator, International Economic Law Master Program, Catholic University of Peru (1984-1990).
  • Coordinator, Peruvian Institute for International Studies (CEPEI), Lima, Peru (1984-1986).


  • PHD Candidate, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, University of Cordoba, Argentina (since 2003).
  • Master (M.A.), Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (1988-1989) (Fulbright Scholar & Ford Foundation Fellow).
  • Post-Graduate Specialization in International Law, The Hague Academy of International Law, Netherlands (1991).
  • Attorney at Law, Law School, Catholic University of Peru. Admitted to the Lima Law Bar (1981).
  • LL.B., Catholic University of Peru, Law School (1980).

    Member of several academic and professional institutions: Center for Latin American Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Women in International Security (WIIS); Women's Foreign Policy Group; Inter-American Bar Association; Instituto Hispano-Luso-Americano de Derecho Internacional; Instituto de Estudios Internacionales (IDEI), Universidad Catolica del Peru; Ius et Veritas, Universidad Católica del Perú; among others.

    Ms. Ramacciotti has written/edited several books, research papers, studies and articles in academic publications and periodicals, among others, the following: "Presidencialismo y Parlamentarismo en América Latina" (Editor), Georgetown University & the OAS, Washington, D.C., 1st Edition, 2005; "El nuevo paradigma democrático y la protección internacional de la democracia en las Américas" in: Ius et Veritas, Universidad Católica del Perú, 2005; "Democracy & gender equity and equality in the inter-American system" in: Inter-American Juridical Committee, OAS Press, Washington, D.C., 1999; "El avance de la democracia y la equidad de género" in: Estudios Internacionales, Instituto de Estudios Internacionales, PUCP, Lima, 1998; "El terrorismo como crimen internacional" in: Estudios Internacionales, Instituto de Estudios Internacionales, PUCP, Lima, 1996; "La privatización de la violencia y la responsabilidad internacional de agentes no-gubernamentales" in: XX Curso de Derecho Internacional, OEA/CJI, 1993; "Democracy & Human Rights in the Peru of the 90's", (editor and co-author), IDEI, Lima,1993; "Derecho Internacional: Casos y Materiales", Universidad Católica del Perú, 1st. Edition, 1991; 2nd edition, 1993; 3rd edition, 2001; "Derecho Internacional Económico" (Editor and co-author) Universidad Católica del Perú, 1993; "Estudios de Derecho Internacional", Instituto de Relaciones Internacionales (IPRI), Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Perú, 1990; Master of Art's Thesis on "The arbitrage and other alternative means of resolution of conflicts," Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1989.