Over 30 international distinctions

“Doctor Honoris Causa”

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

Awarded for his outstanding professional career in industrial development, international relations, trade and the environment, as well as his valuable contribution to the field of entrepreneurship.

Lima, Peru – 2015

Distinguished visitor to the city of Arequipa

Peru – 2014

Diploma and medal of recognition from the San Ignacio de Loyola Education Organization on its 45th anniversary

Medal of recognition from the College of Economics at Universidad de Buenos Aires for his performance as an Academic Advisor from 1986 to 1988 on its hundredth anniversary

Argentina - 2013

Recognition of professional achievements. Alumni Association of Colegio San José

Buenos Aires, Argentina - 2008

“Medal of Friendship”

Awarded by the government of Cuba

Cuba - 2006

“Decoration of Honor”

Government of Austria - 2006

“CONCORD” Award, First Degree, from the International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Moscow, Russia – 2005

National Order of Merit. Grand Cross.

Government of Ecuador – 2005

“Global Award for his contribution to humanitarian services and sustainable development”

Priyadarshni Academy

Mumbai, India – 2004

“Kennedy Cross”

John F. Kennedy University

Buenos Aires, Argentina - 2004

Order of Industrial Merit. Officer Grade.

Government of Colombia - 2004

Order of Industrial Merit. Officer Grade.

Government of Italian - 2003

Honorary Doctorate Degree

National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyiv Polytechnic Institute

Ukraine - 2002

Prix de la Fondation 2002

Fondation du Forum Universale

Monaco - 2002

Chamber of Deputies, Ordinary Sessions, Commission on Foreign Relations, Order of the Day No. 3280, statement of approval on his reelection as the Director General of the United Nations Organization for Industrial Development (UNIDO)

November 20, 2001

Doctor Honoris Causa

Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales
Buenos Aires, Argentina - 2001

Order of the Quetzal. Grand Cross.

Government of Guatemala - 2001

International “Peter the Great” Award

Government of Russia - 2001

Distinguished Achievement Award. World Association of Former United Nations Interns and Fellows

New York, U.S.A. - 2001

Doctor Honoris Causa

Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration

Budapest, Hungary - 2000

Order of San Carlos

Government of Colombia – 2000

International Association for Management of Technology Award

Miami, Florida, U.S.A. - 2000

Honorary Member

Universita delle Arti

Rome, Italy - 2000

Performance Trophy for the year 2000 (Trophée des Performances del ánne 2000)

Superior Institute of Management (Institut Supérieur de Gestion - ISG)

Paris, France - 2000

Professor Honoris Causa

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Moscow, Russia - 1999

“Golden Atlant” International Technology Award

Named Foreign Member. International Academy of Technological Science

Moscow, Russia - 1999

Honorary Citizen

City of Dallas, Texas, U.S.A. - 1997

Program for young politicians. Official Guest of the French government

France - 1996

Program for young politicians. Official Guest of the Japanese government.

Japan - 1995

Tribute by the Latin Chamber of Commerce in the United States and the Hemispheric Congress of Latin Chambers of Commerce and Industry for contributions to hemispheric integration.