The Scottish Constituency of SRUK/CERU is organising an informal debate on Scientific Diplomacy with Ignacio Cartagena Núñez, Consul General of Spain in Edinburgh.
Ignacio Cartagena Núñez, holds a PhD in Public International Law, a Diploma in Advanced European Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges and a Masters in Energy Geopolitics from the Graduate Institute in Geneva.
Throughout his career he has held various diplomatic posts in the Spanish Embassies in Rome, Tirana (Albania) and Moscow, as well as in the Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva where he was a delegate at the CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear research) for 3 years.
Ignacio has also been Deputy Director General for Sub-Saharan Africa, Deputy Director General for Non-Proliferation and Disarmament and Executive Advisor on Parliamentary Affairs in the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation. Ignacio will also be participating in COP26 as one of the Spanish delegates.
The event will be held on Wednesday 6th October, at 6.30 p.m., at the OX184 on 184-186 Cowgate (Edinburgh, EH1 1JJ).
Join us for a interesting evening discussing about the importance of Science Diplomacy in facilitating international cooperation and tackling current global challenges!