The Ministry
  • Responsibilities and Structure

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation plans, directs, implements and assesses Spain's foreign policy and development cooperation policy, following the Government's guidelines and applying the principle of unity of external action.

  • Minister

    José Manuel García-Margallo took office as minister of Foreign Office and Cooperation on 22 December 2011.

  • Secretaries of State

    The Ministry encompasses three Secretariats of State: for Foreign Affairs, for the European Union, and for International Development Cooperation and Ibero-America.

  • Cristóbal González-Aller Jurado was appointed Under-secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation on 6 June 2014.
  • History

    Learn about the history of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, its Ministers, and information about its headquarters, protocol and international treaties.


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  • 26 Sep @SpainMFA * We reiterate our support for the Government of National Accord (GNA) as the sole legitimate government of #Libya
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  • 24 Sep @SpainMFA * RT @UKOSCE: Head of @SpainMFA office on #humanrights: interest in 1325 linked to conflict prevention, mediation & women's empowerment. #HDI…
  • 24 Sep @SpainMFA * RT @StephJohanssen: Now, @SpainMFA speaks abt new informal expert group on #WomenPeaceSecurity to improve information flow btw #UNSC & Miss…
  • 24 Sep @SpainMFA * RT @savita_pawnday: At the foundational meeting of #WPS Focal Points @SpainMFA @SpainUN. An initiative inspired by Global Network of #R2P #…
  • 24 Sep @SpainMFA * RT @smithglobe: Powerful UN initiative by @SpainMFA to build network for global action on #WPS, with keynote from @swaneehunt of @InclusvSe…
  • 24 Sep @SpainMFA * RT @SpainUN: - @SpainMFA García-Margallo chairs foundational meeting of the women, Peace & Security National Focal Points Network https://t…
  • 24 Sep @SpainMFA * RT @SpainUN: The #WPSNetwork will assist countries to go from rethoric to results in the implementation of WPS agenda. More than 50 foundat…
  • 24 Sep @SpainMFA * RT @SpainUN: - @MFASpain Margallo with Ministers of Foreign Affairs at the foundational meeting of the #WPS National Focal Points Network…
  • 23 Sep @SpainMFA * Find all the information about #Spain´s Candidature to the #HumanRights Council #Spain4HumanRights…
  • 22 Sep @SpainMFA * #Spain at the 71st Regular Session of the #UNGA #EspañaCumpleONU
  • 22 Sep @SpainMFA * Spain’s priorities at 71st regular session of United Nations General Assembly #UNGA
  • 21 Sep @SpainMFA * RT @SpainUN: H.M. the King of Spain with US Pres Barack Obama at the luncheon hosted by @UN SG in honour of world leaders attending #UNGA h…

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