Leopoldo Stuardo Escobar

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Leopoldo graduated from the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Chile and obtained his master’s degree in Environmental Science and Management from the Catholic University of Louvain (LLN) in Belgium. Leopoldo has broad experience working at national and international levels dealing with sanitary negotiations related to trade and in developing international standards and national regulations on animal welfare. Leopoldo has been developed these activities at the Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) from the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture, at the Chilean Mission to the European Union in Brussels and at the Headquarters of the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) in Paris. Currently, Leopoldo is working at the Standards Department of the WOAH, in charge of the animal welfare activities related to the WOAH Terrestrial and Aquatic Animal Health Codes.