Enrique ter Horst

Diplomat, Former UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights


Former United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights and Member of the Forum 2000 Foundation Program Council, Mr. ter Horst is a lawyer and political analyst. Previously, he was the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Haiti. Mr. ter Horst has also worked as Special Representative of the Secretary-General for El Salvador and Chief of the UN Observer Mission in El Salvador. Mr. ter Horst has been an Ambassador in the foreign service of Venezuela since 1986, serving as a Deputy Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the UN and as a Representative to the Commission on Human Rights.