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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Pro Témpore Presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC, by its initials in Spanish) — 2017 – 2018.

Member of the Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador; El Salvador — 2000 – 2009.

Director of the “Farabundo Martí” Institute of Political and Administrative Sciences; El Salvador — 2001 – 2003.

Director of Foreign Cooperation, University of El Salvador; El Salvador — 1999 – 2000.

Assistant to the Secretary General of the Top Council of Central American Universities (CSUCA, by its initials in Spanish); Costa Rica — 1996.

Director of the Youth Program, Social Initiative for Democracy (ISD, by its initials in Spanish); El Salvador — 1993 – 1994.

EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE


Minister of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador — 2009 – 2013 & 2014 – 2018.

Secretary General of the Central American Integration System (SICA, by its initials in Spanish)— 2013 – 2014.

Chair of the Committee of Foreign Affairs, Central America Integration, and Salvadorans Abroad, Legislative Assembly of El Salvador — 2006 – 2009.

Chair of the Culture and Education Committee, Legislative Assembly of El Salvador — 2003 – 2006.

Deputy Coordinator of the FMLN parliamentary group, Legislative Assembly of El Salvador — 2008 – 2009.

Member of Parliament, Legislative Assembly of El Salvador — 2003 – 2006 & 2006 – 2009.

Deputy Member of Parliament, Legislative Assembly of El Salvador — 1994 – 1997.

STUDIES


INTERNSHIPS IN SPECIALIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE ON POLITICAL AND DEMOCRATIC SYSTEMS — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (2001), SWEDEN (2002), SPAIN (2003).

MASTER IN ENGINEERING OF TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT SYSTEMS, UNIVERSITY OF TOULOUSE; FRANCE — 1997 – 1999.

MASTERS STUDIES IN ADMINISTRATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES, LATIN-AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; COSTA RICA — 1996.

MASTERS STUDIES IN ADMINISTRATION AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, “DOCTOR JOSÉ SIMEÓN CAÑAS” CENTRAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY; EL SALVADOR — 1994 – 1995.

SENIOR MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, “DOCTOR JOSÉ SIMEÓN CAÑAS” CENTRAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY; EL SALVADOR — 1993.

SENIOR MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR POLITICAL PARTIES, CENTRAL AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (INCAE); COSTA RICA — 1992.

AGRONOMY ENGINEER, UNIVERSITY OF EL SALVADOR; EL SALVADOR — 1985 – 1991.

DECORATIONS


He has been decorated by the governments of: Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Spain, Guatemala, Italy, Panama, Peru, Republic of China (Taiwan), as well as by the General Secretariat of SICA, for his efforts in favor of regional integration and the strengthening of bilateral relations.