At 53, the lawyer from the University of Chile will be the second woman to hold the position in national history after Soledad Alvear, who served as national advisor between 2000 and 2004 in the government of Ricardo Lagos.
This Friday, the president-elect, Gabriel Borek, announced who would form his government. Among them, who will head the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from March 11 will be Antonia Origola.
at the age of 53, Lawyer from the University of ChileHe also obtained a postgraduate degree in “Human Rights and Democracy Operations” and had a long career in international organizations.
In 2017, Urrejola has been selected by the Organization of American States (OAS) as a member of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)After securing the support of former President Michelle Bachelet, she became the first Chilean to hold this position.
He has also worked as Adviser to the United Nations Development Programme, the International Labor Organization, the Latin American College of Social Sciences (FLACSO), the Center for the Study of Justice in the Americas (CEJA), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). ).
Previously, he served as Adviser to Socialist Senator Jose Miguel Insulza between 2006 and 2015. Along these lines, the future chancellor maintains a close relationship with the Socialist Party, as he was also a colleague of its president, Alvaro Elisalde.
Now that his term on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has expired, Origola goes on to head the national foreign office as the daughter of Chilean exiles in the UK during the military dictatorship and as a former student activist. With a major force in human rights, it still has a long way to go in terms of economy and trade.
a) yes, sShe will become the second woman in Chilean history to hold this position, after attorney Soledad Alviar, who served as national advisor between 2000 and 2004 in the government of Ricardo Lagos.
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