Bruno Stagno Ugarte

Bruno Stagno Ugarte is Deputy Executive Director at Human Rights Watch since September 2014. Previously, he was Executive Director of Security Council Report from 2011-2014, Foreign Minister of Costa Rica from 2006-2010, Ambassador to the United Nations from 2002-2006 and Chief of Staff of the Foreign Ministry from 1998-2000, among other foreign service postings. He also served as the President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court from 2005-2008 and Co-President of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Article 14 Conferences from 2007-2009. He is a graduate of the School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University, the Sorbonne and the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University and author or editor of several books, chapters and articles, including most recently The UN Security Council in the Age of Human Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2014) and The UN Security Council in the 21st Century (Lynne Rienner Press, 2015). In 2011 he was made an Officier de la Légion d'Honneur. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.


The UN Security Council in the 21st Century, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2015 The UN Security Council in the Age of Human Rights, Cambridge University Press, 2014

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