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Gaston Aín Bilbao has been the Conflict Prevention Regional Adviser in the Regional Centre for Latin America and the Caribbean since August 2010. Before joining UNDP, he was the National Democratic Institute Resident Director for Rwanda, an organization based in Washington D.C. Previously, Mr. Aín was political adviser to the Organization of American States (OAS) Special Mission to Strengthening Democracy in Haiti, chief of staff to the OAS Secretary for Political Affairs in Washington D.C., and deputy to the Director of the OAS Secretary-General’s Good Offices Mission to re-establish diplomatic ties between Ecuador and Colombia. He has participated in several OAS special electoral missions in the Latin America and Caribbean regions.
In Argentina, Mr. Aín was Director of the Justice Department in Buenos Aires and Head Director of the Parliamentary Affairs Office in the Legislature of Buenos Aires having worked previously in the National House of Representatives. Currently, he is finishing his PhD in International Relations in the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.