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    UNIS/BIO/1265
    11 February 2020

    Permanent Representative of El Salvador presents credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 11 February (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations (Vienna), Julia Emma Villatoro Tario, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Ghada Waly.

    During her career, Ms. Villatoro Tario has served in various capacities, among them:

    Ambassador to Belgium and to Luxembourg and Head of Mission to the European Union, Brussels (2016-present); Chargée d'Affaires, Minister Counsellor, Embassy in Brussels (2016); Deputy Permanent Representative, Minister Counsellor, Embassy in Austria and Permanent Mission to the United Nations and other International Organizations, Vienna (2009-2016); Chief of Legal and Investigation Division, Competition Authority, San Salvador (2007-2009); Senior Lawyer-Constitutional Chamber, Supreme Court of Justice, San Salvador (2006-2007); Expert Lawyer, Swiss Competition Commission, Bern (2007); National Consultant for Secondary Legislation related to the creation of the Competition Superintendence and the implementation of the Competition Law, Presidential Commission for the Modernization of the Public Sector, San Salvador (2005-2006); Senior Legal Officer, Supreme Court of Justice, San Salvador (1998-2005); and Court Clerk and Judicial Officer, Second Family Court, San Salvador (1994-1998).

    Ms. Villatoro Tario holds a Bachelor's degree in Law from the Central American University (Universidad Centroamericana José Siméon Cañas) in San Salvador.

    She speaks Spanish, English and German and has two daughters.

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