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Carlos dos Santos

Ambassador

About

Ambassador Carlos Dos Santos most recently served as a High Commissioner to the United Kingdom 2011-2015 where he was voted “Best Diplomat of the Year” 2013. Prior to that, he served as Ambassador of Mozambique to Germany (2006-2011). His long and distinguished career includes serving as Director of Europe and the Americas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2005-2006), Advisor to the President (2003-2005) and Permanent Representative to the United Nations (1996-2002). He was the President’s Private Secretary (1992-1996), Chief of Cabinet of the Minster of Foreign Affairs (1991-1992) and the Head of the Political Department of the Africa and Middle East Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Dos Santos holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the University of Zimbabwe and a Master’s of Business Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York. He speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish and Ronga. Ambassador Dos Santos is married and the proud father of three children.

Publications: 

“The Nexus between Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding. Background Paper: Mozambique-1999,” Ed. Nassrine Azim and Chan Li Lin, Kluwer Law International.
“For a Global Agenda and Small Arms,” Publicacao Periodico Semestral do Minesterio dos Negocios Estrangeiros, No 2-2001.
 
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