MOHAMED ALSHAMSI

MOHAMED ALSHAMSI

CONSUL GENERAL OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES TO BARCELONA
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His Excellency Mohamed Alshamsi, Consul General of the United Arab Emirates to Barcelona, took up his appointment as Consul General in July 2018.

Prior to his appointment he was chargé d’affaires of the UAE Embassy to China from 2016 to 2017. Prior to this, he was appointed as a Deputy Chief in UAE Embassy to Spain from 2014 to 2015 and in UAE Embassy to Argentina from 2009 to 2014. Moreover, he worked at H.E. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs’ Cabinet from 2015 to 2016 and from 2017 to 2018.

During his career, he took several training courses in national security, strategic studies and human rights in academic centers around the world such as the “Center for Strategic and International Studies” in Washington, D.C, “John Glenn College of Public Affairs” in Washington, D.C, the “Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research” in Abu Dhabi and the “Human Rights Center of the UN University for Peace”. In addition to that and within the same period he participated in several regional and international forums and conferences such as “Davos World Economic Forum”, “Global Coalition Against Daesh”, “Iraq Reconstruction Conference” and attended many meetings of the Arab League.

His Excellency holds a Masters degree in International and Diplomatic Relations from “Alfonso X el Sabio University” in Madrid. He also completed his Bachelor of Arts and science degrees, focus Political Science and International Studies from the “Ohio State University” in Colombus, Ohio.