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Ambassador John J. Maresca

Rector, University of Peace

Amb. Maresca is a distinguished American diplomat, business leader, and educator. Amb. Maresca has held a number of posts in the US government including Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and US Ambassador. He has also founded, led, and contributed to a number of prominent NGOs and private sector companies. He currently serves as Rector of the United Nations mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) in Costa Rica.