|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala|
14 January 2008 – 14 January 2012
|Preceded by||Gert Rosenthal|
|Succeeded by||Harold Caballeros|
May 29, 1946 |
Guatemala City, Guatemala
|Alma mater||Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala|
Roger Haroldo Rodas Melgar (born 29 May 1946) is a Guatemalan economist, politician and diplomat. He served as foreign affairs minister in the cabinet of President Alvaro Colom, from 14 January, 2008 to 14 January 2012. He was the only minister that served the four-year term. He previously served as vice-minister for foreign affairs from 1 January 1991 to 30 June 1992.
Rodas studied economics at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala and a master's in international economics at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to being appointed foreign minister, he had been the Secretary General of the Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration (SIECA) since April 1995.
He has also held positions with the United Nations Development Programme, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Union of Banana Exporting Countries, the Organization of American States, and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
- Haroldo Rodas Melgar's CV (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala)
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