Regional Programme for Afghanistan and Neighbouring Countries (UNODC)



Danilo Campisi

Programme Coordinator: Criminal Justice

Danilo Campisi is a lawyer with more than 14 years of experience in legal/legislative assistance and programme management. He joined the UN system in 2007. During his tenure    with the UNODC, he served in the regional office for the Middle East and North Africa in Egypt and the country office in Nigeria providing legislative assistance to States Parties in the implementation of the international legal regime against terrorism as well as implementing projects in different areas including drug trafficking and border control. In 2011 he joined the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons where, in the capacity of legal officer he coordinated and implemented the global programme on legislative support programme for the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention. Additionally, Mr. Campisi substantively contributed to develop and implement different technical assistance instruments and programmes including the Legislative Assistance and Support tool and the Internship Programme for Legal Drafters.

Prior to joining the UN system, he has been posted in different capacities in Belgium, the Czech Republic and Mexico.

Danilo Campisi holds a BA and a LL.M from the University of Catania (Italy), a LL.M in international law and international relations from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), a postgraduate certificate in human rights law and a postgraduate diploma in international dispute resolution and  a LL.M. in international criminal justice from the University College London (UK).