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- EESP Coffee with the Consuls: Cándido Creis Estrada, Consul General of Spain - POSTPONED
EESP Coffee with the Consuls: Cándido Creis Estrada, Consul General of Spain - POSTPONED
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The European and Eurasian Studies Program is pleased to invite you to the launch of Coffee with the Consuls, a new monthly series for students and faculty that features an informal conversation with a member of the Miami Consular Corps from Europe. These off-the-record, hour-long sessions are great opportunities to learn more about specific countries, hear about the practice of diplomacy, and discuss career development and advice. The second Coffee with the Consuls will feature Consul General of Spain in Miami Cándido Creis Estrada.
Cándido Creis is a career diplomat in the Spanish Foreign Office. In 1995, he took up his first assignment as Head of Foreign Policy and Security Area at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in Madrid. In 1996 he joined the staff of the Royal Household of His Majesty the King as Deputy Director of the Department of Protocol. In 2001 he went on to work at the Permanent Representation of Spain to the European Union in Brussels until 2006. From 2006 to 2009 he served as Counselor at the Embassy of Spain in Tel Aviv. In 2009 he returned to Brussels to the Permanent Representation of Spain to the European Union. In 2010 he was Chief of Staff of the Undersecretary of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.
Most recently, Cándido Creis was appointed Chief of Protocol of the Royal Household of His Majesty the King of Spain (2011 – 2014). From December 2014 to July 2015, he served as Vice Commissioner of the Spanish Pavilion of the World Expo –Milano 2015 (“Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”).
Since August 2015, Cándido Creis is the Consul General of Spain in Miami for Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.
Cándido Creis has a Law Degree from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Course of English Law from the University of Kent at Canterbury.
This event is free and open to FIU students and Faculty, but you need to RSVP.
RSVP by March 19 to Christine I. Caly-Sanchez at firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Sponsored by: Ruth K. & Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series ● Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs ● Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence ● Department of Politics & International Relations ●
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