High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. Diplomat, lawyer and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Spain (2004–2010), Dr. Author of a number of publications, including: “Crisis in the Middle East”, “The World in the Era of Sustainable Development”, “Contemporary Global Challenges and National Interests”, and others. He was awarded with the orders of the Serbian flag of the 1st degree (Serbia), of the Cross of Terra Mariana of the 1st class (Estonia), Royal order of Charles III (Spain). Grand Officer of the order of the Three Stars (Latvia), Knight of the Royal Order of Isabella the Catholic, Knight of the Order of Civil Merit etc. Honorary Doctor of the universities of Granada, Malta, Ben¬Gurion and Al¬Quds. Doctor honoris causa of SPbUHSS.