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Carlos Enrique García González of El Salvador Elected Chair of Fourth Committee
Carlos Enrique García González was elected Chair of the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) on 1 October. (See Press Release GA/11432.)
Mr. Garcia has been the Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations since March 2013. Prior to that, he held various responsibilities at the Mission 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, he is married and has a daughter.
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* This supersedes Press Release BIO/4450 of 13 March 2013.