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Juan Antonio Yañez-Barnuevo, Spanish ambassador. Decorated Commander Order Carlos III, Order Isabel la Católica, Grand Officer Order Merit, Germany; named Jurist of the Year, Madrid Law School, 1999. Member International Law Association (Spanish section), Spanish Association Professors International Law.

Background

Yañez-Barnuevo, Juan Antonio was born on February 15, 1942 in Coria del Rio, Seville, Spain.

Education

Law degree, Complutense University, Madrid, 1963. Postgraduate, School International Civil Servants, Madrid. Diploma in international law, Cambridge University, England, 1975.

Career

From assistant professor to professor in charge course international public law and relations faculties law, political science and economics Complutense University, 1964-1970. Secretary Embassy permanent mission Spain United Nations, New York City, 1970-1973, Spanish ambassador, permanent representative Spain, 1991-1996. Associate chief international legal counsel Minister Foreign Affairs, 1976-1978.

Spanish deputy permanent representative Council Europe, Strasbourg, France, 1976-1978. Director international department cabinet of president Government Spain, 1982-1991. Deputy director Spanish Diplomatic School, 1996-1998.

Ambassador at large, head Spanish delegation United Nations Conference on the International Criminal Court, since 1998. 2nd vice president International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission, since 2001. Head International Legal Department, Spanish Foreign Ministry, since 2002.

Membership

Member International Law Association (Spanish section), Spanish Association Professors International Law.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, reading, nature.

Connections

Married Isabel Sampedro.

spouse:
Isabel Sampedro