William Ernest Ehlers

William is a Uruguayan Foreign Service Officer who was the Ambassador of Uruguay to India. He has also served as Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs and Chief Trade Negotiator in the MERCOSUR regional integration process and at the World Trade Organization. Earlier, he was Uruguay’s negotiator on environmental affairs, a GEF Council Member for his country’s constituency, and a member of the UNDP Board representing his country and region.   William has degrees in Political Science and International Affairs from the Universidad del Salvador in Argentina and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University in New York.  

General Information

First Name:
William Ernest
Last Name:
Ehlers
Area of Expertise:
Country Relations: Latin America & Caribbean
Division:
GEF Secretariat - Policy, Partnerships, and Operations Unit
Position:
Country Relations Coordinator / Secretary to the Council
Email:
wehlers@thegef.org
Telephone: