Ambassador’s Biography

 

Ambassador Carlos dos Santos most recentry served as 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 f Mozambique to Germany (2006-2011). His long and distinguished career includes serving as Director for 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 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 Bussiness 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 Armss”, Publicação Periodica Semestral do Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros, NO 2-2001.