Ricardo Lagos

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Ricardo Lagos
Ricardo Lagos 2016.jpg
34th President of Chile
In office
11 March 2000 – 11 March 2006
Preceded by Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Succeeded by Michelle Bachelet
Minister of Public Works
In office
11 March 1994 – 1 August 1998
President Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Preceded by Carlos Hurtado Ruiz-Tagle
Succeeded by Jaime Tohá
Minister of Education
In office
11 March 1990 – 28 September 1992
President Patricio Aylwin
Preceded by René Salamé Martín
Succeeded by Jorge Arrate
Personal details
Born (1936-03-02) 2 March 1936 (age 82)
Santiago, Chile
Political party Party for Democracy
Other political
Radical Party
Socialist Party of Chile
Spouse(s) Luisa Durán
Children Ricardo
Hernán (stepson)
Alejandro (stepson)
Alma mater University of Chile
Duke University
Occupation Lawyer

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.[1]

He teaches political and economic development at Brown University in the United States.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Appoints Special Envoys on Climate Change". United Nations. 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-03.
  2. "Watson Institute for International Studies". Brown University. 2009. Archived from the original on August 18, 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-14.

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