Alvaro Cedeño Molinari

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the WTO

Álvaro Cedeño Molinari was appointed Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the WTO on February 2015. Among his responsibilities he holds his country’s representation at the OECD, in Paris, France, during the current process of accession to the membership.

Previously, he held the post of Ambassador of Costa Rica to Tokyo, Japan (2011-­2014). His experience in public service includes being Commercial Attaché at the Embassy of Costa Rica in Beijing, China (2007­‐2009) and Chief of Staff to the Minister of Foreign Trade (2006-­2007).

Ambassador Cedeño has a Law degree from the University of Costa Rica, and has a masters in Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation from the University of Tromsø Norway, and a masters in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Melloin University. He is enthusiastic about social media, environmental issues and social innovation. He is married and has one daughter, born in Norway 2013. 

Bridges news

20 Setembro 2017
Como membro fundador e porta-voz do grupo “Amigos do Comércio Eletrônico para o Desenvolvimento”, a Costa Rica propõe que o tema seja incorporado à agenda da OMC. Neste artigo, o autor descreve os avanços do grupo na definição dos pilares do ecossistema do comércio eletrônico e na aprovação de um plano de ação.