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Ambassador Carlos Herrera


Ambassador Carlos Herrera presented his letter of credence to King Willem-Alexander on the 17th of December 2014.


He was born in Arequipa in November 10th, 1961, is married with Mrs. Veronique Miclea, who is a linguist and teacher of French, and is father of Ms. Morgana Herrera Miclea, Doctoral Student in hispanoamerican studies.


Ambassador Herrera studied Law at the Universidad Católica Santa María and Diplomacy at the Diplomatic Academy of Perú, where he graduated in 1983 with the title of proffesional diplomat and with a degree in International Relations, he is also a LL.M. in International Relations, Politics and Diplomacy at the University of Paris I, Pantheon Sorbonne.


In three decades of his diplomatic career, he has worked, among others, in the posts of adviser of the Ministers of Foreign Afairs and of Culture; Director of the Cabinet’s Office of the Viceminister and Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Director of Integration and of South America. Before assuming his current post, he has led the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Consultant’s Office on Maritime Law Affairs, which was in charge of the dispute set out by our Country against Chile before the International Court of Justice in The Hague.


He has served at the Embassies of Peru in France, Ecuador and United States of America; was Deputy Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations, Education, Science and Culture, UNESCO; and Deputy General Consul in Paris.


As a writer he has published eleven fiction books (novels and short stories) and participated in numerous national and foreign anthologies. He has also collaborated with various national and foreign magazines in subjects related to Foreign Affairs and Culture.