He was born in Quito, Ecuador (5 May 1946). Escudero has occupied several high ranking positions in international diplomacy including being the first Executive Secretary of Organización Latinoamericana de Energía [es], Deputy Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations in New York City, Ambassador of Ecuador to Peru and Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations and the WTO in Geneva. During his tenure in Geneva, Escudero served as chairman of the Executive Committee of the UNHCR. He holds a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Escudero has been awarded the Order of the Sun of Peru and the Order of Bernardo O’Higgins both in the degree of Grand Cross.
- Organización Latinoamericana de Energía, p. 14
- Refugees, United Nations High Commissioner for. “Officers of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioners’ programme from 2004 to 2016”. UNHCR. Retrieved 2016-02-07.
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