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Ambassador & Consul General of Ecuador

Ambassador Juan Pablo Valdivieso Valdivieso

Consulado del Ecuador en Phoenix

645 E Missouri Ave. Suite # 132

Phoenix, Arizona 85012, USA (map)

Tel. +1 (602) 535 5567

Cel. +1 (737) 297 3372

cecuarizona@cancilleria.gob.ec

VALJAU@Gmail.com

Twitter: @CECUArizona


About Ambassador Valdivieso

Ambassador & Consul General
US DEPT. OF STATE: 2022

Spouse: Beatriz Amparo Jáuregui

Ambassador Juan Pablo Valdivieso Valdivieso is a career Ambassador of the Ecuadorian Foreign Service.

STUDIES:

  • UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE LOJA | 1977- 1978. Faculty of Law.

  • UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DEL ECUADOR | 1978-1981. Faculty of Law

  • UNIVERSIDAD TECNICA PARTICULAR DE LOJA | 1999-2002. Graduate in Political Sciences

  • UNIVERSIDAD TECNICA PARTICULAR DE LOJA | 2004. Lawyer

  • UNIVERSIDAD TECNICA PARTICULAR DE LOJA | 2004. Doctor in Jurisprudence.

  • INSTITUTO EUROPEO DE POSTGRADO - UNIVERSIDAD METROPOLITANA DE EDUCACIÓN, CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGÍA DE PANAMÁ | 2015. MBI- Máster International Business and Master Internacional Commerce by Universidad Metropolitana de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnología (UMECIT) of Panamá.

OTHER STUDIES:

  • “Institutional Capacity For Development, Challenges For The XXI Century”. At the Centre For Applied Studies CASIN, Genève, November1999.

  • Seminar on the Popular Republic of CHINA. Beijing June 2001.

  • Seminar for Directors of Commercial Offices of Ecuador. Quito, Agosto 2002.

  • Seminar for Commercial Advisers. CORPEI (Ecuadorian Corporation for Exports Promotion), CBI (Centre of Holland for The Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries) and Holland s Ministry of Foreign Affair. October 2002.

  • Seminar for Ecuadorian Consular Officers. April 2012.

LANGUAGES

  • Castellano (mother tongue).

  • English (advanced).

  • Portuguese (advanced).

  • French (basic).

POST AT THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF ECUADOR, IN QUITO, ECUADOR

  • Start of the Diplomatic Career as Third Secretary, 1979.

  • Third Secretary al the General Direction of Protocol. 1979-1982.

  • In Charge of the Department of Candidatures UN Section, General Direction for International Organizations 1982-1984.

  • Chief of the Ceremonial Department at the General Direction of Protocol. 1989-1991.

  • Section Chief at the General Direction for Asia, Africa, and Oceania and the Pacific Basin. 1991 – 1993.

  • Chief of the Ceremonial Department at the General Direction of Protocol. January – May 1999.

  • Director General, General Direction for International Treaties. June 1999 – February 2002.

  • General Director at General Direction of Official Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador. March 2002 – September 2002.

  • Director General at General Direction of Passports and Travel Documents, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador. November 2007 - July 2010.

  • Minister in charge of Dominican Republic and Haiti Desk at the General Directions for Bilateral Relations with Mexico, Central America and the Caribe. July 2015 – May 2016.

  • Director of Protocol. June 2016 – October 2016.

  • Under Coordinator of CELAC. November 2016 – October 2017.

  • Director of the Office of Human Rights. November 2020 – July 2021.

  • Director of Resettlement of Ecuadorian Nationals. July 2021 -August 2021.

  • Director of Passports and Documents Legalization. August 2021 – December 2021.

DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR POSTS

  • Second and First Secretary at the Embassy of Ecuador in Costa Rica. 1984-1989.

  • Consul of Ecuador in Bogotá, Colombia. January - August 1994.

  • First Secretary and Counselor at the Embassy of Ecuador in Colombia, in charge of Commercial Promotion. 1994-1998.

  • Counselor and Minister at the Embassy of Ecuador in Brasilia. At the same time Director of the Commercial Office. October 2002 – October 2007.

  • In Charge of Consular Affairs at the Consulate of Ecuador in Brasilia. March 2004 – October 2007.

  • Minister, Consul General at the Consulate of Ecuador in Caracas, Venezuela. July 2010 - January 2013.

  • Minister, Consul General at the Consulate of Ecuador in Mérida, Venezuela. January 2013 - June 2015.

  • Minister and then Ambassador, Consul General of Ecuador in Montreal, Canada. October 2017 – August 2020.

SPECIAL MISSION AND OFFICIAL DELEGATIONS

  • Protocol: Presidential Inauguration of Dr. Jaime Roldós Aguilera, August 1979.

  • Protocol: Presidential Visits by the President of Ecuador, Dr. Jaime Roldós Aguilera to Colombia (Santa Marta) y México. 1979.

  • Protocol: Celebration of the Sesquicentenary of the Adoption of the first Ecuadorian Constitution. 1980.

  • Protocol: Official Visit to Ecuador by Juan Carlos II King of Spain. 1980.

  • Protocol: Official Visit to Brazil by the President of Ecuador Dr. Oswaldo Hurtado. 1981.

  • Protocol: Official Visit to Colombia and Venezuela by the President of Ecuador Dr. Oswaldo Hurtado. 1982.

  • Protocol: Presidential Inauguration of Ingeniero León Febres Cordero, August 1984.

  • Protocol: Official Visit to Ecuador by his Holiness the Pope, Juan Pablo II. January 1985.

  • Member of the Ecuadorian Official Delegation to the Presidential Inauguration of the President of Costa Rica, Oscar Arias Sánchez. 1986.

  • Member of the Ecuadorian Official Delegation to the State Visit of the President of Ecuador, Rodrigo Borja Cevallos, to the Presidents of Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.

  • Protocol. State Visit to Ecuador by the President of Perú, Alberto Fujimori. 1992.

  • Protocol: Presidential Inauguration. Arquitecto Sixto Duran Ballén, August 1992.

  • Coordinator of the I Entrepreneurship and Business Forum Ecuador – Colombia, Partners for the Present and the Future. Bogotá, Abril 1996.

  • Member of the Official Delegation of Ecuador, to the ceremonies of the Presidential Inauguration of the President of Colombia, Mr. Andrés Pastrana Arango. 1998.

  • Delegate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador at Patuca, for the closing of the peace mission Ecuador – Perú. June 1999.

  • Protocol, I Summit of Presidents of South American Countries. Guayaquil, July 2002.

  • Member of the Official Delegation of Ecuador to the Presidential Inauguration of Mr. Luis Ignacio Lula da Silva, as President of Brazil. December 2002.

  • Participant in commercial fairs in Brazil. Coordinator of the Ecuadorian stands at Manaus, Belem, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia. 2002 – 2007.

  • Delegate of Ecuador to international meetings held in Brazil, as MERCOSUR, CASA, ASPA, ASFA. 2002 – 2007.

  • Member of the Ecuadorian Delegation that participated at the First Business Meeting Brazil – South America, held in Sao Paulo. Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil. 2005.

  • Member of the Organization Comity for the I Business Roundup and Enterprise Forum Ecuador – Brazil. Sao Paulo, July 2007.

  • Member of the Ecuadorian Delegation to la V Presidential Summit of CELAC. Dominican Republic, January 2017.

  • Member of the Ecuadorians Delegations to CELAC meetings held in New York on 2017.

DECORATION AND HONORARY DISTINCTIONS

  • Decorated by the governments of: México, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, Brazil and Spain.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Thesis to obtain the Doctoral on Jurisprudence: “The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and its relation to Positive Law in Ecuador”.