Biography
04/11/2016
​Alfonso Dastis, born in Jerez de la Frontera (Cadiz), on 5 Oct. 1955

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Law, entered the Diplomatic Service in 1983

Professional Experience
20 Jul. 1983. Director of the International Legal Policy Section,
Technical Secretariat-General

01 Dec. 1983. Legal Adviser, International Legal Advisory Service

01 Sep. 1985. Executive Adviser, Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

17 Feb. 1986. Senior Adviser, Deputy Directorate-General for European
Legal Affairs Coordination

01 May 1987. Temporary Agent, Court of Justice of the European Communities

09 May 1989. Secretary, Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations, New York City

01 Apr. 1990. Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations, New York City

01 Jan. 1994. Senior Adviser, Directorate-General for Legal and Institutional Coordination

23 Dec. 1995. Senior Adviser, Deputy Directorate-General for Coordination of European Union Legal Affairs

01 Jun. 1996. Senior Adviser, Office of the Presidency of the Government

01 Sep. 2000. Director of the Support Unit, Organising Committee for Spain’s EU Presidency

06 Sep. 2002. Secretary-General for European Affairs

21 Apr. 2004. Senior Adviser, Under-Secretary’s Technical Office

25 Jun. 2004. Ambassador of Spain to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

20 Oct. 2007. Senior Adviser, Under-Secretary’s Technical Office

01 Aug. 2008. Deputy Director-General for Institutional European Union Affairs

20 Dec. 2010. Coreper Coordinator, Permanent Representation of Spain to the European Union, Brussels

20 Apr. 2011. Coreper Coordinator , European Union, Brussels

30 Dec. 2011. Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Spain to the European Union, Brussels

Twitter

  • 09 Dec @SpainMFA * Facts to back our candidature to #HumanRights Council 2018-2020 #Spain4HumanRights #Spain https://t.co/9aB4ikGT9Zhttps://t.co/Y4OOkbHw27
  • 09 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @SofiaSpainRDI: Hello! I'm back to tell you about this new stage in my life: preparing to work in a major research centre in Spain! http…
  • 09 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @UnitedCVE: #Youth is key in fighting violent extremism, promoting tolerance & diversity, says Allfonso Dastis Quecedo,@SpainOSCE #OSCE…
  • 09 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @OSCEyouthSR: Attending #OSCEMC16? Don't miss out #OSCEyouth side event we r organizing with @SpainMFA @SpainOSCE tomorrow! https://t.co
  • 07 Dec @SpainMFA * #Spain and #USA 🇪🇸 🇺🇸 Excellent period of bilateral relations @AlfonsoDastisQ and @JohnKerry https://t.co/X3VO9CJ31w https://t.co/6H0U7DoxUx
  • 07 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @EmbEspFrancia: Ministres @AlfonsoDastisQ et @jeanmarcayrault à @paris pour renforcer les liens 🇪🇸🇫🇷 @SpainMFA @francediplo https://t.co
  • 07 Dec @SpainMFA * .@AlfonsoDastisQ underlined 🇪🇸 support for taking steps towards“projecting stability"on the southern flank #ForMin… https://t.co/bzv8ET1mdr
  • 07 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @JanelidzeMkh: Had an interesting meeting with FM @AlfonsoDastisQ @SpainMFA. Looking forward to my upcoming visit to #Spain 🇬🇪🇪🇸 https:…
  • 07 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @MevlutCavusoglu: Discussed issues on EU, bilateral relations & fight against terrorism including FETO w/FM @AlfonsoDastisQ of #Spain ht…
  • 07 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @MZZRS: #Slovenia is working closely with #NatoAllies strengthening defence and security cooperation in the Eastern Europe. #ForMin @NA…
  • 07 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @CanadaNATO: Minister Dion talks with new Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis Quecedo about advancing #NATO priorities | #ForMin #cd…
  • 06 Dec @SpainMFA * The Minister of Foreign Affairs of #Spain @AlfonsoDastisQ attends to @NATOsummits (foreign ministers meetings… https://t.co/tuaibKrIvG
  • 05 Dec @SpainMFA * #Spain attend the international Conference on #NuclearSecurity @IgnacioYbanez #ICNS16 #Viena https://t.co/ifMeyjlzqw
  • 05 Dec @SpainMFA * From 🇪🇸 #Spain a warm 👏 to join the #GlobalApplause for volunteers all over the world! #IVD2016 @AECID_es… https://t.co/NPrcztGN45
  • 01 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @EmbSpainJamaica: Come jam with Spanish saxophonist @angelsoriadiaz & #4Alpha musicians tonight at Constant Spring Golf Club! All are we…

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