Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations

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Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations
Representante Permanente de Colombia ante las Naciones Unidas
Incumbent
Néstor Osorio Londoño

since 22 November 2010
Style His Excellency
Appointer Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
Inaugural holder Alfonso López Pumarejo
Formation 1946
Salary US$10,000 (monthly)[1]
Website Delegation's Website

The Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations is the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Colombia to the United Nations, accredited as Concurrent Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Kosovo, and Montenegro.

The Permanent Representative is Colombia's foremost diplomatic representative to UN, and Chief of Mission in New York City. The Permanent Representative however, is not the only high-ranking Colombian diplomat in the United States, the other two being the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C., and the Ambassador of Colombia to the United States, also in Washington D.C. The officeholder is charged with representing the interests of the President and Government of Colombia, and advancing the relations between Colombia and the general world community.

List of Permanent Representatives[edit]

The following is a chronological list of those who have held the office:[2]

# Ambassadors Years served
1 Alfonso López Pumarejo 1946–1948
2 Roberto Urdaneta Arbeláez 1948–1949
3 Fernando Londoño y Londoño 1949–1950
4 Elíseo Arango Ramos 1950–1952
5 Carlos Echeverri Cortés (a.i.) 1952–1953
6 Evaristo Sourdis Juliao 1953
7 Francisco José Urrutia Holguín 1953–1957
8 Alfonso Araújo Gaviria 1957–1961
9 Germán Zea Hernández 1961–1965
10 Alfonso Patiño Rosselli (a.i.) 1965–1967
11 Julio César Turbay Ayala 1967–1969
12 Joaquín Vallejo Arbeláez 1969–1970
13 Augusto Espinosa Valderrama 1970–1973
14 Aurelio Caicedo Ayerbe 1973–1975
15 Germán Zea Hernández 1975–1977
16 José Fernando Botero (a.i.) 1977–1978
17 Indalecio Liévano Aguirre 1978–1982
18 Carlos Sanz de Santamaría 1982–1983
19 Carlos Albán Holguín 1983–1987
20 Enrique Peñalosa Camargo 1987–1990
21 Fernando Cepeda Ulloa 1991
22 Luis Fernando Jaramillo Correa 1992–1994
23 Julio Londoño Paredes 1994–1998
24 Alfonso Valdivieso Sarmiento 1998–2004
25 María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar 2004–2006
26 Claudia Blum Capurro 2006–2010
27 Néstor Osorio Londoño 2010-present

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colombia, President of (28 June 2004). "Decreto 2078 de 2004". Diario Oficial (decree) (in Spanish) (Bogotá: Colombia, National Printing Office) (45,595). ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Tirado Mejía, Alvaro; Londoño Paredes, Julio; Pardo García-Peña, Rodrigo (September 1995). "Colombia en las Naciones Unidas, 50 años de historia y participación" [Colombia in the United Nations, 50 years of history and participation]. Revista Credencial Historia (in Spanish) (Bogotá: Luís Ángel Arango Library) (69). ISSN 0121-3296. Retrieved 2010-02-10.