April 2014 – September 2021
Rebeca Grynspan, economist and former Vice President of Costa Rica, was elected Ibero-American Secretary-General on February 24th, 2014, by the 22 countries that are part of the Ibero-American Conference. She began her mandate on April, 1st 2014 and ended it on September, 10th 2021. She was the first woman to hold the position.
Secretary-General «ad interim»/
September 2021 – Nowadays
Since September, 11th 2021, pursuant to Article 5 of the Santa Cruz de la Sierra Convention (establishing SEGIB) and Article 6 of the Statute of the organization, Ambassador Marcos Pinta Gama, Ibero-American Deputy General Secretary, is “responsible for the Secretariat until the appointment of a new Secretary-General by the Ibero-American Summit”, as Secretary-General “ad interim”.
12 July 2021
America Latina necesita urgentemente vacunas de países industrializados, advierte un máximo responsable
Insta a los países ricos a enviar excedentes de vacunas COVID 19 de forma inmediata a la región mas golpeada por la pandemia.
5 March 2021
Letter: Middle-income countries require IMF assistance too
The editorial board was right in its support of a new issue of special drawing rights (“Poorer countries need more global assistance”, FT View, March 2). However, it was too ambiguous about who should be the intended and potential beneficiaries of such a move.
22 February 2021
Vacunas, un bien común global
Desde el inicio de la pandemia del COVID-19, no me he cansado de decir en los foros internacionales que la única forma de salir de la actual crisis es una vacuna de acceso universal.
16 February 2021
Biden and the Promise of the People’s Vaccine
In an article published in Newsweek with Mariana Mazzucato, Professor of Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London, Ibero-American Secretary General Rebeca Grynspan calls for a universally accessible vaccine to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
27 December 2020
Claves para la recuperación de Iberoamérica en 2021
Necesitamos un multilateralismo fortalecido, que ofrezca nuevos esquemas de financiación y cooperación.
Rebeca Grynspan’s letter to the Financial Times: Middle-income countries require IMF assistance too
BBC interview to Rebeca Grynspan: Three celebrated thinkers reimagine our post-corona future