(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
The new Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations, Horacio Sevilla, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
From 1982 until his latest appointment, Mr. Sevilla was his country’s Ambassador to Brazil, Germany, Peru, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Haiti and the Slovak Republic. Between 2001 and 2005, he served as International Affairs Adviser in the Office of the Mayor of Quito, Ecuador’s capital. A career diplomat, he also served as Director-General of the Foreign Service Academy, and of the Department of Europe in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from 1987 to 1991.
Mr. Sevilla was educated at the Central University of Ecuador in Quito, the Institute of Higher International Studies in Switzerland, the School of Political Science at Uppsala University in Sweden, and the Centre for International Affairs of Harvard University, in the United States.
Born on 25 March 1942, he is married.