Alejandro Amigo Tossi


Alejandro Amigo Tossi, Researcher at the University of Toronto

Masters in International Security, Georgetown University; Lieutenant Colonel, and researcher at the University of Toronto.

Former peacekeeper in the United Nations Forces in Cyprus, where he led the first Chilean troops in a UN Mission. After graduating as Suma Cum Laude in the Chilean War College in 2010, he was awarded with a scholarship to study the Security Studies Program of the “Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service”, ranked by Foreign Policy Magazine as number one among the International Relations Master programs in the US. During his studies in Washington, he also obtained a Certificate in Humanitarian Emergencies in the Institute for the Study of International Migration of the same School.

Currently, Alejandro Amigo is leading the Strategic Planning Department of the Chilean Army. In addition, he is a senior fellow in the Canadian Centre Responsibility to Protect of the Munk School of Global Affairs, Toronto University. He works in “Providing for Peacekeeping”, a project of the International Peace Institute, the Elliott School at George Washington University, and the Asia Pacific Centre for the R2P at the University of Queensland. He is also a visiting professor in the Chilean War College and the National Academy of Political and Strategic Studies, institute that depends on the Ministry of National Defense