Epsy Campbell Barr

Epsy Campbell Barr

First Vice-President, Costa Rica

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Epsy Campbell Barr is the First Vice President of the Republic of Costa Rica (2018-2022). She is an economist with Master's Degrees in International Cooperation for Development, and Advanced Management Techniques in Political Decision. She served as a Member of Parliament during the periods 2002-2006 and 2014-2018.  H.E. Campbell Barr was a member of the Advisory Panel for UNDP’s 2016 Human Development Report for Latin America and the Caribbean titled, “Multidimensional Progress: Well-Being Beyond Income” and coordinated the 2016 Meeting of Parliamentarians and Political Leaders of African Descent of the Americas and the Caribbean.  She has spoken at numerous academic, governmental and civil society events in the United States and the Caribbean.  H.E. Campbell Barr is particularly concerned with human rights, issues related to women, indigenous and afro-descendant people, poverty, social development and the environment.

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