Juli Minoves

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Juli Minoves
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President of Liberal International
Assumed office
26 April 2014
Preceded by Hans van Baalen
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
12 April 2001 – 7 May 2007
Prime Minister Marc Forné Molné
Albert Pintat
Preceded by Albert Pintat
Succeeded by Meritxell Mateu i Pi
Personal details
Born (1969-08-15) 15 August 1969 (age 46)
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
Political party Liberal Party
Alma mater University of Fribourg
Yale University

Juli Minoves i Triquell (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈʒuli miˈnɔβes]) (born August 15, 1969 in Andorra la Vella) is an Andorran diplomat, author, and the 13th President of Liberal International.

Biography[edit]

Minoves was educated as an economist (University of Fribourg) and Political Scientist (Yale University).

Minoves served as Foreign Minister of Andorra from April 12, 2001 till May 7, 2007, at which point in time he was appointed Minister of Public Affairs (Government Spokesman), of Culture and Higher Education.[1] From December 2007 until May 2009 he was Minister of Public Affairs, of Economic Development, Tourism, Culture and Universities.

Previously to his ministerial positions, Minoves had served Andorra as Ambassador Permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador to the United States of America, to Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, Switzerland, Finland, and the World Trade Organization.

Minoves is vice president and member of the bureau (twice elected) of Liberal International. In 2014 he was elected President of Liberal International by the 59th Congress, which convened in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Minoves is currently an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of La Verne in Southern California.[2]

Published works[edit]

He is the author of multiple works of fiction among which "Segles de Memòria", a novel awarded with the Fiter i Rossell Prize in 1989.

References[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Albert Pintat
Minister of Foreign Affairs
2001–2007
Succeeded by
Meritxell Mateu i Pi
Party political offices
Preceded by
Hans van Baalen
President of Liberal International
2014–present
Incumbent