Baku Forum 2017
Christian Guillermet-Fernández is a diplomat of the costarican foreign service with a broad experience in multilateral affairs. At present he is the Director General for Foreign Policy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica. Un- til recently, he was the Deputy Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations in Geneva. During his diplomatic career, he also served as Dep- uty Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations in New York. He was the regional representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for Latin America, Director General for Foreign Policy at the Minis- try of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica and he served at the Office of Ombudsperson of Costa Rica. He was the Chairperson Rapporteur of the UN Open Ended Work- ing Group on the right to peace, which declaration was adopted by the General Assembly on 19 December 2016. He has studies in law and international rela- tions. Additionally, he extensively collaborates with different universities and think-tanks and writes for prestigious peer journals worldwide. He is a highly respected specialist on human rights, peace and security and United Nations.