|32nd President of Chile|
11 March 2000 – 11 March 2006
|Preceded by||Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle|
|Succeeded by||Michelle Bachelet|
|Minister of Public Works|
11 March 1994 – 1 August 1998
|President||Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle|
|Preceded by||Carlos Hurtado Ruiz-Tagle|
|Succeeded by||Jaime Tohá|
|Minister of Education|
11 March 1990 – 28 September 1992
|Preceded by||René Salamé Martín|
|Succeeded by||Jorge Arrate|
|Born||2 March 1938|
|Political party||Party for Democracy|
Socialist Party of Chile
(m. 1961; annulled 1969)
Luisa Durán (m. 1971)
|Alma mater||University of Chile|
Ricardo Froilán Lagos Escobar (Spanish pronunciation: [riˈkaɾðo fɾoiˈlanˈlaɣos eskoˈβaɾ]; born 2 March 1936) is a Chilean lawyer, economist and social democrat politician. He served as President of Chile from 2000 to 2006.
Since May 2007 he has served as a Special Envoy on Climate Change for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and António Guterres.
He teaches political and economic development at Brown University in the United States.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Appoints Special Envoys on Climate Change". United Nations. 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-03.
- ↑ "Watson Institute for International Studies". Brown University. 2009. Archived from the original on August 18, 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-14.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Democracy and Development Foundation Archived 2010-01-14 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
- Extended biography by the CIDOB Foundation (in Spanish)
- BBC Profile: Ricardo Lagos (January 2000)
- Lagos's undergraduate thesis: "The Concentration of Economic Power" (in Spanish)
- The Lagos Legacy and Chile's Upcoming Elections Archived 2008-03-05 at the Wayback Machine The Council on Hemispheric Affairs
- Ricardo Lagos Freedom Collection interview