13 March 2013
Press Release

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Biographical Note

New Permanent Representative of El Salvador Presents Credentials


(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

The new Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations, Carlos Enrique García González, presented his credentials today to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

A career diplomat, Mr. Garcia was the Deputy Permanent Representative at his country’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York until his latest appointment.

Previously, he had various responsibilities at the Mission since joining it in July 1996, including for economic, financial, social, peace and security, peacebuilding, humanitarian, environmental and human rights issues.

Before his posting to New York, Mr. Garcia was Director of Multilateral Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in San Salvador in 1996, and Chief of Caribbean Affairs from 1991 to 1995.

He holds a special degree in international relations from the Diplomatic Academy of Madrid and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of El Salvador.

Born in San Salvador on 22 August 1966, Mr. García is married and has a daughter.

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