João Clemente Baena Soares

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João Clemente Baena Soares (born 14 May 1931) is a Brazilian diplomat. He was born in Belém. He worked at the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations for 31 years before being elected to replace Alejandro Orfila as Secretary General of the Organization of American States from 1984 to 1994.[1][2] He was replaced in 1994 with President César Gaviria.

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  1. "Biography of Dr. João Clemente Baena Soares". United Nations. Retrieved 2010-12-31.
  2. "Secretaries General". Organization of American States. Retrieved 2010-12-31.