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diplomat , Lawyer

Rafael Fernandez-Pita, Spanish diplomat, lawyer. Decorated knight Order Isabel la Catolica, knight Commander Order Civil Merit (Spain), knight Order King Abdulaziz (Saudi Arabia), Order of Merit lst class (Federal Republic Germany), Order of Merit 1st class, Austria. With Spanish Air Force, l968-69. Member College Barristers, Puerta de Hierro Club, Club de Campo.

Background

Fernandez-Pita, Rafael was born on March 19, 1950 in Madrid. Son of Antonio Fernandez-Pita and Emilia Gonzalez.

Education

Universidad Navarra, Spain, 6772, Law Degree. Dipl School, Spain, 1974-1977, Dr International Rel. Spoken languages: Spanish, English, French, German.

Career

Economic Counsil, Mission of Spain, New York, Permanent Mission of Spain since 1989. Chief of Cabinet, Secretary-General for European Community Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Spain, 1984-1989. Honourary Professor, Center for European Studies, Escuela Diplomatica, Spain, 1985-1989.

Honourary Professor, National Institute of Public Administration, Spain, 1985-1989. Visiting Professor, Fey of Economic Science, University of Alcala de Henares, Spain, 1986-1989. Honourary Professor, Army High School, 1986-1989, Air Force High School, 1986-1989, Spain.

Member, Organization Committee(s) for the Spanish European Community Presidency, 1987-1989. Counsil, Pol & European Community Affairs, 1983-1984, First Secretary, Pol & Economic Affairs, 1979-1983, Embassy of Spain, Federal Representative of Germany. Second Secretary, Consular, Chancery & Commercial Office, Embassy of Spain, Saudi Arabia, 1977 79.

Membership

Member Madrid Bar Association. Spanish Diplomatic Association. Real Club Puerta de Hierro, Madrid.

  • Member Madrid Bar Association; Spanish Diplomatic Association; Real Club Puerta de Hierro, Madrid.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    European community affairs, organization and administration, environment. Literature, theatre, cinema, architecture, history, golf, skiing, motorsport.

Connections

Spouse Maria de Lezama Leguizamon, National of Spain.

father:
Antonio Fernandez-Pita

mother:
Emilia Gonzalez

child:
Jaime Fernandez-Pita

child:
Lucia Fernandez-Pita