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Encyclopedia > José Miguel Insulza
José Miguel Insulza, Secretary General of the Organization of American States elect

José Miguel Insulza Salinas (born June 2, 1943) is a Chilean socialist politician and Chile's current Interior Minister. He was elected Secretary General of the Organization of American States on May 2, 2005. Download high resolution version (1396x2068, 284 KB)Subject: José Miguel Insulza, Interior Minister of Chile Source: OAS [1]  ©  This image is copyrighted. ... Download high resolution version (1396x2068, 284 KB)Subject: José Miguel Insulza, Interior Minister of Chile Source: OAS [1]  ©  This image is copyrighted. ... June 2 is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... The Republic of Chile is a country located on the southwestern coast of South America. ... The Socialist Party of Chile (Spanish: Partido Socialista de Chile) is a political party in Chile, and part of the ruling Concertation of Parties for the Democracy coalition. ... According to the Charter of the Organization of American States: The Secretary General shall direct the General Secretariat, be the legal representative thereof, and [...] be responsible to the General Assembly for the proper fulfillment of the obligations and functions of the General Secretariat. ... The Organization of American States (OAS; OEA in the other three official languages) is an international organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C., USA. Its members are the 35 independent nations of the Americas. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Insulza attended school at Colegio Saint George in Santiago, Chile. He showed interest in public service while studying law at the University of Chile, where he was vice president of the students' federation. After graduating from law school, he obtained a graduate degree from the Latin American Social Sciences Faculty (FLACSO) and a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan, USA. He was professor of Political Theory at the University of Chile and of Political Science at the Catholic University in Chile until 1973. He was also Political Advisor to the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Chile until 1973. Satellite image of Santiago Santiago (full form Santiago de Chile) is the capital of Chile. ... For the football club, see Universidad de Chile (football club) Universidad de Chile (Spanish University of Chile) is one of the oldest universities in America, and the largest and most prestigious in Chile. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... Niccolò Machiavelli, ca 1500, became the key figure in realistic political theory, crucial to political science Political Science is the systematic study of the allocation and transfer of power in decision making. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor is a public coeducational university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ... The word Usa has more than one meaning: U.S.A. - The United States of America Usa, Oita - A city in Japan This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Niccolò Machiavelli, ca 1500, became the key figure in realistic political theory, crucial to political science Political Science is the systematic study of the allocation and transfer of power in decision making. ... For the football club, see Universidad de Chile (football club) Universidad de Chile (Spanish University of Chile) is one of the oldest universities in America, and the largest and most prestigious in Chile. ... Niccolò Machiavelli, ca 1500, became the key figure in realistic political theory, crucial to political science Political Science is the systematic study of the allocation and transfer of power in decision making. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ...


Insulza lived in Mexico from 1981 to 1988, doing research and then working as the Director of the United States Studies Institute in the Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE). He was a professor at Mexico's Universidad Nacional Autónoma, the Universidad Iberoamericana, and the Diplomatic Studies Institute. He has penned numerous publications in his field. The United Mexican States or Mexico ( Spanish: Estados Unidos Mexicanos or México; regarding the use of the variant spelling Méjico, see section The name below) is a country located in North America, bordered to the north by the United States of America, to the southeast by Guatemala and Belize, to... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Autonomous University of Mexico (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; abbreviation: UNAM) was founded in 1551, and is now the largest university in Latin America and it is considered the best University of this region based on the Beijing University and the London Times suplemments. ... The Universidad Iberoamericana is a Jesuit-run university with main campus in Mexico City. ...


Insulza was appointed Chilean Ambassador for International Cooperation in 1990, Director of Multilateral Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Vice President of the International Cooperation Agency (AGCI). He was Member of the Chilean Association of Political Science, the Bar Association, and the Chilean Council of International Relations. 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On March 11, 1994 Insulza took office as Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs. In September 20 of that year he was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs. On June 22, 1999 he was appointed Minister Secretary General of the Office of the President. On March 11, 2000 he took office as Minister of the Interior of Chile (Vice President of the Republic). He was elected Secretary General of the Organization of American States on May 2, 2005 following the withdrawal from the race of Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Ernesto Derbez. (see: OAS Secretary General election, 2005.) March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... According to the Charter of the Organization of American States: The Secretary General shall direct the General Secretariat, be the legal representative thereof, and [...] be responsible to the General Assembly for the proper fulfillment of the obligations and functions of the General Secretariat. ... The Organization of American States (OAS; OEA in the other three official languages) is an international organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C., USA. Its members are the 35 independent nations of the Americas. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Luis Ernesto Derbez Bautista (born April 1, 1947 in Mexico City) is a politician from Mexico in the government of President Vicente Fox. ... A special session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States was held on 11 April 2005 at OAS headquarters in Washington, DC, United States. ...


Insulza is married to Georgina Núñez Reyes and has three children.


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