Gonzalo J. Facio Edit Profile
University of Costa Rica (Licenciado en Derecho, 1941). New York University (Master of Comparative Jurisprudence, 1948. Doctor of Laws, 1963).
Spoken languages: Spanish and English.
Founding member, Facio & Cañas, 1941;professor philosophy of law, University Costa Rica, San Jose, 1944-1947;professor administrative law, University Costa Rica, San Jose, 1947-1951, 59-62;professor economics and social organizations, U. Costa Rica, San Jose, 1959-1961;ambassador, representative to Organization of American States, Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1956-1958, 62;ambassador to United States of America, Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1962-1966;minister foreign affairs, Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1970-1978;president, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, 1983-1987;senior consultant of law, Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations), 1988-1989. 1st president Organization of American States, 1971. Pres Organization of American States Permanent Council, 1964-1965.
Head delegate to 12 United Nations General Assemblies. President United Nations Security Council, 1974, 75. Member administration tribunal Inter-American Development Bank, Washington.
Founder Partido de Liberación Nacional, 1948, member executive committee, 1948-1956, chair planning board, 1959-1962.
Married Ana Franco, 1953. 6 children.