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Joined Unesco Tuesday, 10 January 1950

Presidente de la República:
Excmo. Sr. Don Laurentino CORTIZO

Field Offices

Permanent Delegation

H. E. Mr Flavio Mendez
Ambassador, Permanent Delegate

Curriculum vitae

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• Born in Panama in 1959, Ambassador Flavio Méndez is a graduated in Business Administration of the Central American Institute of Business Administration of San José, Costa Rica. He also graduated at the Brazilian Diplomatic Academy.

• Ambassador Méndez started his diplomatic career in 1986 as Counselor for Economic Affairs at the Panamanian Embassy to the United States. He served as Ambassador to Russia opening the first Embassy of Panama in Moscow. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs he has been Director-General of Bilateral Political Affairs; International Organizations; Foreign Service and Protocol. Since 2009 he has been consultant and part-time professor at the Catholic University of Santa María la Antigua of Panama City.

• Ambassador Méndez is member of numerous national associations of his country and has been decorated by the governments of Brazil, El Salvador and Spain.


Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Panama to UNESCO
Maison de l'UNESCO
1, rue Miollis
75732 PARIS CEDEX 15
Bureau B12.37

National Commission

Ing. Ricardo Pinzón
Excmo. sr. D. Flavio G. Méndez
Secretario general
Magister Liza Romina Pinzón M.
Directora de Cooperación Internacional, Ministerio de Educación

Panama National Commission for cooperation with UNESCO
Ministerio de Educación
Apartado 0816-04049
Villa Cardena, Ancón
Edificio 6523
República de Panamá
Phone: (507) 517- 6007
Fax: (507) 517- 6007
Email: natcompanama1(a);lisa.pinzon(a)