Faculte de Lettres, Toulouse, France, 1955-1956, Certificat d’Etudes Litteraires G6n6rales. Faculte de Lettres, Algiers, 1956-1959, Lie, 1959-1961, Philologie Portugaise. Spoken languages: French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, Arabic.
Director-General for Development & International Economic Coop, United Nations since 1989. Ambassador of France to Argentina, 1984-1988. Roving Ambassador for the Countries of South America, Central America & the Caribbean, 1982-1984.
Counsil, Cabinet of the Prime Minister, France, 1981-1982. Editorial Director, Revue Communes de France, France, 1977-1981. Secretary-General, Federation Leo LaGrange (Non-governmental Organization), France, 1966-1977.
Professor, National Education, France, 1961-1966.
Member Vice President, Maison de L’Amerique Latine, Paris.
Spouse Florelle Kerckhoeve, National of France.