Cleia Noia

Associate Director, Drugs, Security and Democracy ProgramPhone: (718) 517-3710


Cleia Noia is the associate director of the Drugs, Security and Democracy (DSD) Program. She received her law degree from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie in Brazil and her master's degree in law and diplomacy, with a focus on international development and human security, from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Prior to joining the Council in 2014, Cleia worked as a lawyer in Brazil and consulted on Brazil's drug policy for the Open Society Foundations.