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Vendrell, Francesc

(Spain, 1940 – ) Diplomat Ambassador Francesco Vendrell served in several positions in the United Nations over his 34-year career, specializing in Central America and working extensively with Secretary-Generals Javier Pérez de Cuéllar and Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Notable posts include: Deputy Representative of the Secretary-General in the Nicaraguan peace negotiations in 1987; the Secretary-General's Deputy Representative in the El Salvador peace process in 1988; and Envoy [...]

Posted in El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti

Rangel, Beatrice

(Venezuela) Civil Servant Ms. Beatrice Rangel served as Venezuelan President Carlos Andrés Pérez's Deputy Chief of Staff from 1989 to 1991 and was appointed his Chief of Staff from 1991 to 1993. During this period, Venezuela and the Pérez administration were involved in conflict resolution in Central America. During her civil service career, Ms. Rangel [...]

Posted in El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua

Arria, Diego

(Venezuela, 1938 – ) Diplomat Diego Arria's connection with the United Nations started in 1991 when he became the Permanent Representative of Venezuela. He remained in that post until 1994, serving as Security Council President on March 1992. In 2003, Mr. Arria was named Special Advisor to Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Due to Venezuela's role in the Secretary-General's "Group of Friends" and because [...]

Posted in El Salvador, Haiti, Kofi Annan, Peacebuilding, Venezuela