Rodrigo Paris Rojas

Journalist, political scientist, master's degree in International Relations at Complutense University, and studies in Innovation and Economic Development at Harvard University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

He was selected as one of the 100 most prominent Colombians by the government of Colombia in 2015.

Former diplomat to the UK, in charge of Human Rights.

Liliana Valiña

Argentine lawyer graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires. Postgraduate studies at the University of Geneva, Switzerland: Masters in Development Studies and Masters in International Human Rights Law.

She was Deputy Representative and Representative Of the Office in Mexico of the Human Rights before her arrival in Paraguay.

She was Deputy Representative of the Office in Colombia of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and previously, Coordinator of the Juridical and Public Policy Monitoring Area of ​​the OHCHR in Colombia.


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Luis Leonardo Almagro Lemes

Luis Almagro Lemes was elected Secretary General of the OAS on March 18, 2015, with the unanimous support of 33 of the 34 Member States, with one abstention. In assuming the leadership of the OAS, he announced that one of the main axes of his administration will be "more rights for more people" and that he will work to bring the Organization closer to the new reality of the hemisphere and thus contribute to guaranteeing more democracy, More prosperity for all.

Juan Carlos Borrero

Recognized internationally for his scientific innovations; Lecturer invited by the Scientific Congress of Gothenburg. CEO & Founder AGUA SOLUTEC (2015).

At the moment he holds the world patent of a technology of treatment of salt waters, technology that advanced an agreement with Unicef.

He managed the implementation of a pilot project for the conservation and reforestation of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the Serranía del Perijá, using native tropical forest mutual technology.

Vielka Jaramillo de Escobar

Doctor in Education Sciences, Master in Research and Technology, Licentiate in Nursing Sciences, specialist in Applied Statistics and Higher Education.

She teaches in undergraduate, specialty, master and doctorate courses at the University of Panama, and postgraduate courses at the Specialized University of the Americas.

She has participated in constituent meetings of the Network on Internationalization and Academic and Scientific Mobility of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), MEXICO.

Luis Alberto Lacalle

President of the Republic (1990-1994)

He was born on July 13, 1941 in Montevideo.

His grandfather, Luis Alberto de Herrera (1873-1959) was one of the most important men in Uruguayan politics.

Degree in Law from the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences of Montevideo. He began his political career at age 17 in the ranks of the National or White Party, which was the main force of the opposition.

Sergio Duarte Masi

Academic Background / Qualification:

2005-2008: Doctorate - Doctorate in Education Sciences, Evangelical University of Paraguay, Paraguay

2001-2004: Doctorate - Doctorate in Business Sciences, University of Jaén, Spain

1989-1992: Master's Degree - Master of Science in Engineering, Univ of Chile, Chile

1982-1987: Degree - Chemical Engineering, National University of Asunción, Paraguay


Further training:

2002-2003: Title: Evaluation of Higher Education, Catholic University "Nuestra Señora de la Asunción", Asunción, Paraguay

José María Ibáñez Benítez

Lawyer, Masters in Law of State by Julius-Maximilians University of Würzburg, Germany; Master's degree in Government and Public Management; Master's degree in Public Administration and International Relations; Specialist in strategic planning, elaboration and evaluation of projects.
He is a member of several institutions: the Inter-American Federation of Lawyers; The American Society of International Law; The Chilean Association of Political Sciences and the American Society of Public Administration.

Herminio Nevárez

Doctor in Veterinary Medicine graduated from the Autonomous University of the Dominican Republic. He specialized in the industry of network marketing; Author of the "Guide to Success" (educational system for professionals in network marketing), translated into more than 10 languages.

Gustavo A. Yepes López

Author of several books, articles and research on social responsibility and sustainability, transparency and anti-corruption, consumption and responsible supply.

He currently serves as President of the Latin American Chapter of the Principles for Responsible Education in Management (PRME) initiative of the United Nations Global Compact 2015-17.