Francisco J. Chacón Hernández

Alfonso Murillo Fallas
July 28, 2018


Francisco J. Chacón Hernández

Ambassador of the Republic of Costa Rica in the United Arab Emirates

Born in San José, Costa Rica on July 8th, 1967. Studied at the Costa Rican University General Studies in Collective Communication Sciences. Then he did his bachelor degree in International Relations at the Autonomous University of Central America in San José, Costa Rica. He obtained his Master of Arts degree in International Politics at the University of Paris IX in Brussels, Belgium. He has been the Chief of Cabinet to the Deputy Foreign and Worship Minister, Professor of International Relations, Stage at the European Parliament/Office of Dr. Otto von Habsburg, Minister-Counsellor of the Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the Organization of America States, at the Embassy of Costa Rica to the Kingdom of Belgium, at the Embassy of Costa Rica to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and at the The mission of Costa Rica to the European Union. He has been Co-chairman of the Biregional Coordination and Cooperation Mechanism European Union-Latin American and the Caribbean on anti-drugs traffic policy. He was a member of the Political Dialogue negotiations team/Association Agreement between the European Union and Central America. He was Minister- Counsellor, and Consul-General at the Embassy of Costa Rica in Canada, for a period of time he was Charge des Affairs a.i. at this Embassy. Since 2016 he has been honored to be Ambassador in Special Mission to the Gulf The Cooperation Council States. Before being appointed he was the Deputy Director- General of Foreign Policy at the Foreign and Worship Ministry. Since June 2017 he has been appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Arab Emirates. The Ambassador speaks fluent English and French; Spanish being his mother tongue. He enjoins reading politics and social books also he enjoins to do charitable work. He is very interested in cancer research and cancer relieve projects. His hobbies are swimming and watching football.

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