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Mr Andres B. Munoz Mosquera is one of the three NATO senior
legal advisors. Mr Munoz Mosquera joined NATO in year 2000 as a civilian and he
is the NATO Commander’s Legal Advisor (Director of the ACO/SHAPE Office of
Legal Affairs) since 2014. He served in the Spanish Armed Forces in two cavalry
regiments as secretario de causas (case officer/paralegal) and tank commander
until 1991. From 1991 to 1999 he worked at the Spanish CHOD as a permanent
member of the Spanish inter-ministerial delegation before the International
Telecommunications Union (ITU).
In 1994 he deployed in Bosnia i Herzegovina and performed
press information duties for General Rose. He was involved in the negotiation
of anti-sniping agreements and exchange of prisoners and corpses in the area of
Sarajevo. In years 1997 and 1998 he was assigned for the identification
and collection of evidence of war crimes committed between 1991-1995.
Mr Munoz Mosquera is author of several publications relating
to international law and international relations. He was visiting professor of
the UNICIT in Nicaragua. He lectures in high education centres. He is a member
of the Society of the Military Law and Law of War, the Madrid Bar Association.
He is also a CCB European Lawyer.
He holds a honoris causa Master in International Relations
from UNICIT and is an Honor Gradute for his academic achievement at the Keesler
Technical Centre, USA. Mr Munoz Mosquera has been awarded several decorations,
among them: the NATO meritorious medal, and the French Republic medal of the
Ex-Yusgolavie. He is Caballero de la Orden de San Hermenegildo.
Mr Munoz Mosquera is a Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
(Tufts) graduate and also from the NATO Defense College (GFOAC).
Updated January 2019
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