Speaker
DIEGO RUIZ ALONSO
DIEGO RUIZ ALONSO

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 

European Union in Turkmenistan

organization
Participating session(s)
19th October
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EDUCATION: 1989 - 1990 Master's Degree in International Relations (School of Diplomacy, Madrid) 1982 - 1986 University Law Degree (University of Malaga, 5 years) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2020 - Ambassador (Delegation of the European Union to Turkmenistan) 2016 - 2019 Head of CIS Department, responsible for work with Turkmenistan (Spanish Embassy in Moscow, Russian Federation) 2013 - 2016 Deputy Director of International Cooperation on Terrorism (MFA, Madrid) 2010 - 2012 Deputy Head of Mission (Spanish Embassy in Tripoli, Libya), Chargé d'Affaires (2011) 2006 - 2009 Head of CIS Department (Spanish Embassy in Moscow, Russian Federation) 2004 - 2005 Chargé d'Affaires (Spanish Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq) 2003 Member of the Board of the Spanish Diplomatic School, Madrid 2001 - 2003 Political Adviser (Spanish Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel) 1998 - 2000 Deputy Head of Mission (opening of the first Spanish Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina). Chargé d'Affaires (1998) 1994 - 1997 Deputy Head of Mission (Spanish Embassy in Belgrade - former Yugoslavia). Chargé d'Affaires (1996) 1993 Head of Inter-American Relations Office, Department of Foreign Affairs