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New Permanent Representative of Honduras Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Presentation of Credentials

Carlos Roberto Aguilar Pineda, the new Permanent Representative of Honduras to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Aguilar Pineda served as Ambassador of Honduras to Costa Rica (2022). He also served as the Minister of Health of Honduras (2007–2009) after holding the position of Vice-Minister of Health (2007).

Mr. Aguiler Pineda is a doctor and surgeon by education and career. He has been a Professor at the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the Autonomous National University of Honduras; the President of the Honduran Association of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery; Comptroller of the Board of Directors of the Medical College of Honduras; and Chief of the Intensive Care Unit and area of pneumology of the National Cardio Pulmonary Institute.

Mr. Aguiler Pineda graduated as a doctor and surgeon from the Autonomous National University of Honduras (1980-1988). He also studied at the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (1990–1993).


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