H. E. Mr Luis Alberto Crespo Ambassador,
Born in the province of Lara in 1939, Mr. LuÃs Alberto Crespo studied journalism at the
Universidad Central de Venezuela and in Paris.
He was Director of the Literature Section of the newspaper El Nacional, Director of Cultural
Information of the news agency Venpres and the weekly magazine Imagen.
Most of his professional life was spent in the field of literature and he was awarded with the
National Culture Prize of Venezuela in 2010-2012.
He has published more than 30 books of poetry and is considered as one of the most important
poets of Venezuela.
H. E. Mr Hector Alejandro Constant Rosales Ambassador,
Deputy Permanent Delegate
Permanent Delegation of Venezuela to UNESCO Maison de l'UNESCO
Bureaux M6.12 au M6.24
1, rue Miollis
75732 PARIS Cedex 15 Telephone 01.45.68.25.32 01.45.68.25.33/34 01.45.68.25.34 01.45.68.25.35 Fax 01.47.34.28.93 E-mail dl.venezuela(a)unesco-delegations.org
Magister Gabriela Vasquez Bass Secretaria General
Venezuelan National Commission for UNESCO Av. Universidad, Esquina San Francisco, Edificio Centro Mercantil Piso 4. 1010 Caracas, Venezuela Phone: +58 212-4816569