Ricardo Lagos E.

President of FundaciĆ³n Democracia y Desarrollo.

About the Speaker

Ricardo Lagos is a lawyer with a PhD in economics. In 2000, he was elected President of Chile and, during his term, headed a number of important processes. He has subsequently presided the Club of Madrid, founded the Council of International Relations of Latin America and the Caribbean (RIAL), been a visiting professor at Brown University, United States, and served as UN Special Envoy on Climate Change.He has worked as an academic and for different international organizations related to the United Nations.