His Excellency Iñigo de Palacio España08 Dec 2022
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His Excellency Iñigo de Palacio España, Ambassador of Spain to the United Arab Emirates
Law degree (1980), San Pablo CEU, Madrid
Certificate of the Hague Academy of International Law, (1980)
Diploma of International Studies, Diplomatic School, Madrid (1982)
Member of the Spanish Diplomatic Service since 1983
20/07/1983 Director of Maritime and Land Cooperation, Directorate-General for International Technical Cooperation, MFA.
20/04/1985 Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Spain, La Paz, Bolivia.
07/05/1987 Counselor, Spanish Embassy, Rabat, Morocco.
01/08/1990 Director, Support Unit, Ibero-American Cooperation Institute, Spanish Agency for International Cooperation, MFA.
01/04/1991 Deputy Director-General for Air, Maritime and Land Cooperation, Directorate-General for International Economic Relations, MFA.
16/04/1993 Consul General of Spain, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
14/04/1997 Counselor, Permanent Mission of Spain to the UN and Other International Organizations, Geneva.
12/12/2002 Deputy Director-General, United Nations and Security Council Affairs.
19/04/2004 Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations, New York.
08/09/2008 Ambassador of Spain to Serbia and Montenegro.
26/08/2011 Ambassador of Spain to the Republic of Chile.
28/07/2014 Vice-President, Global Institutional Relations, President and CEO’s office, Indra Sistemas, one of the leading Spanish multinational companies in the sector of technology and innovation.
07/09/2021 Ambassador of Spain to the United Arab Emirates.
He has been associate professor of Diplomatic and Consular Law at the Pontifical University Comillas- ICADE, Madrid.
Honorary Professor at the “Universidad de San Ignacio de Loyola”, Lima (Peru).
High Commander of the Order of Civil Merit (1-12-2006)
Commander of the Order of Civil Merit (23-06-2001)
Officer of the Order of Civil Merit (5-1-1998)
Officer of the Order of Isabel la Católica (24-06-1991)
Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of Chile (12.02.2015).
Officer of the National Order of the Condor of the Andes, Bolivia (1987).