Néstor Osorio Londoño

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Néstor Osorio Londoño
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Osorio Londoño at the Global Youth Summit in 2013
27th Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations
Incumbent
Assumed office
22 November 2010
President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
Preceded by Claudia Blum Capurro
4th Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization
In office
1 March 2002 – 1 November 2010
Preceded by Celsius A Lodder
Succeeded by José Sette
1st Permanent Representative of Colombia to the World Trade Organization
In office
1995–1999
President Ernesto Samper Pizano (1995-1998)
Andrés Pastrana Arango (1998-1999)
Preceded by Office created
Succeeded by Hernando José Gómez
Permanent Representative of Colombia to the International Coffee Organization
In office
1982–1994
President Belisario Betancur Cuartas (1982-1986)
Virgilio Barco Vargas (1986-1990)
César Gaviria Trujillo (1990-1994)
Ernesto Samper Pizano (1994)
Personal details
Nationality Colombian
Alma mater Our Lady of the Rosary University (PhD)
Panthéon-Assas University (PhD)
Profession Lawyer

Néstor Osorio Londoño is the 27th Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations. An administrative lawyer, he has also served as 1st Permanent Representative of Colombia to the World Trade Organization in Geneva from 1995 to 1999, and as 4th Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization from 2002 to 2010, where he had represented Colombia since 1978 when he was named Alternate Delegate and later becoming head of mission and Permanent Representative until 1994. After leaving WTO, he worked for the Colombian Government as High Advisor for Coffee Policy from September 2000 until his election as Executive Director of the ICO.[1][2][3]

In November 2010, Osorio became Colombia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. During the month of April 2011, Colombia held the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council, and Osorio was the Council's president.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nestor Osorio Londono". Latin Trade (Miami: Freedom Communications) 4 (3-11): 38. ISSN 1087-0857. OCLC 34173133. Retrieved 2010-12-26. 
  2. ^ "Misión Permanente de Colombia ante OMC" [Permanent Mission of Colombia to the WTO] (in Spanish). Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism. 2008-09-08. Retrieved 2010-12-26. 
  3. ^ "HE Mr Nestor Osorio". Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations. 2010-11-03. Retrieved 2010-12-26.