PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE : Specialist in International Affairs and Human Rights /Former Diplomat
Since July 2010: Retired (Program of early retirement offered by Ministry of Foreign Affairs). 2008- 2010: Paid study leave 2008 (Sept.-October): Consul ad interim to Venezuela´s Consulate in Barranquilla (Colombia) 2001-2007: Counselor and Chief of Consular Section of Venezuela´s Embassy in Bogotá 1997-2001: First Secretary, Division of Environment, Bureau of International Cooperation. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela 1994-1997: Second Secretary to Venezuela´s Delegation to the United Nations Educational Scientifical and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris. 1991-1994: Vice-Consul to Venezuela´s General Consulate in Madrid. 1989-1991: Third Secretary, Bureau of International Organizations. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela.During this period, selected as trainee to United Nations General Assembly in New York. 1987-1989: Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela as Third Secretary (career diplomat). Assigned to Bureau of Consular Affairs.