AMBASSADOR ENIO CORDEIRO

AMBASSADOR ENIO CORDEIRO

Ambassador Enio Cordeiro assumed the position of Consul General of Brazil in New York February 2018 after serving as the Brazilian Ambassador to Mexico for three years (2015-2018). Before that he was Undersecretary General for Economic and Financial Affairs of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations and Brazil’s G20 Sherpa (2013-2015). He was also Ambassador to Argentina and Undersecretary General for Latin America of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations (2010-2013); National Coordinator for Mercosur, Unasul and Celac (2007-2010); Director General for South America (2004-2010); and Member of the Governing Council of Itaipu Binational (2006-2010). Previous assignments include Geneva, Lima, Libreville, Washington DC, Houston, the Brazilian Mission to the United Nations in New York, and Vienna. Ambassador Cordeiro was Director for the Environment (1995-1997); Advisor in the Presidential Office (1990 -1991); Deputy Director for Environmental and Humanitarian Affairs (18989-1990); and Assistant in the Division of the United Nations (1976-1981). He wrote a dissertation on “Brazilian Policies for Indigenous Peoples and International Promotion of the Rights of Indigenous Populations,” and various essays on regional integration. Ambassador Cordeiro has a BA degree in Law from Federal University of Paraná and CEUB (Brasília). He entered the Brazilian Foreign Service in 1975.

Ambassador Cordeiro wrote a dissertation on “Brazilian Policies for Indigenous People and International Promotion of the Rights of Indigenous Populations,” and various essays on regional integration. He earned a BA in Law from the Federal University of Paraná and CEUB (Brasília), and has received decorations from the Governments of Brazil, Argentina, and Peru.