Her Excellency Cecilia Nahón
Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the U.S.
Monday, March 30, 2015
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Newcomb Hall South Meeting Room
University of Virginia
The University of Virginia Center for Politics in partnership with the Latin American Studies Program hosted a public event featuring Her Excellency Cecilia Nahón, the Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the United States. Ambassador Nahón discussed the “Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Systemic Implications of the Argentine Case”, followed by questions from the audience.
Prior to her current appointment, Ms. Nahón served as Secretary of International Economic Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Argentina. In such capacity, she acted as National Coordinator of the MERCOSUR Common Market Group and Secretary of the Board of Directors of the export promotion agency FundaciónExportar. She also served as Undersecretary of Investment Development within the same Ministry during 2011. From May 2008 until her appointment as Undersecretary, she was responsible for the Strategy and Investment Environment Department of the former National Agency for Investment Development. Cecilia Nahón holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from the Latin American School of Social Sciences (FLACSO), a Master of Science in Development Studies from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Bachelor in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). She has served in the public and private sectors as well as the academic sector, including her work as a researcher at the Department of Economy and Technology of FLACSO, and as a professor for undergraduate and graduate level courses at the University of Buenos Aires and the National University of Quilmes in Argentina.