The Electoral Mission of UNASUR for the legislative elections held in Colombia on March 11 was led by Wilfredo Penco, as the General Coordinator.
Mr. Penco is the Vice President of the Electoral Court of Uruguay. In 1996, he was the Minister of the Corporation in his country.
Between 2006 and 2008, Penco was the President of the Uruguayan National Academy of Letters, and was nominated for the same position for the 2018-2020 period. Between 2009 and 2011, Penco became a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language and the Argentinian Academy of Letters.
Additionally, Mr. Penco has been an international observer and the head of several electoral missions at the national, municipal, and party-level and in consultation processes in several Latin American countries.
Wilfredo Penco is a Doctor in Laws and Social Sciences from Universidad de la Republica (UDELAR).