​​Mr. Juan Pablo de Laiglesia y González de Peredo, State Secretary for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America and the Caribbean
Biography
26/06/2018
Born in Madrid, he holds of a University Degree in Law from Complutense University of Madrid and he joined the Diplomatic Corps in 1973. He has been the Director of Economic Relations with America, Deputy Director-General for Mexico, Central-America and the Caribbean and Director-General of Foreign Policy for Ibero-America in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he also was an Ambassador-at-Large for Peacekeeping Missions, for the Coordination of Relations with Neighbouring European Countries and for Humanitarian and Social Affairs. He has also served as Ambassador to Guatemala, Mexico and Poland, as well as Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations in New York. In 2004 he was appointed as Secretary General of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation (AECI) and, after its reform in 2007, he assumed the role of Director of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID). He has served State Secretary for Ibero-America and State Secretary for Foreign and Latin-American Affairs.

His last posting abroad was as Consul-General in Geneva, before being appointed State Secretary for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America and the Caribbean at the Council of Ministers held on 22 June 2018.

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