Julio Londoño Paredes

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Julio Londoño Paredes
Colombia Ambassador to Cuba
In office
President Andrés Pastrana Arango (1998-2002)
Álvaro Uribe Vélez (2002-2010)
Preceded by Alberto Villamizar Cárdenas
Succeeded by Gustavo Adolfo Bell Lemus
23rd Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations
In office
22 September 1994 – 18 September 1998
President Ernesto Samper Pizano
Preceded by Luis Fernando Jaramillo Correa
Succeeded by Alfonso Valdivieso Sarmiento
Permanent Representative of Colombia to the Organization of American States
In office
11 September 1990 – 22 September 1994
President César Gaviria Trujillo
Preceded by Leopoldo Villar Borda
Succeeded by Fabio Villegas Ramírez
Colombian Minister or Foreign Affairs
In office
7 August 1986 – 7 August 1990
President Virgilio Barco Vargas
Preceded by Augusto Ramírez Ocampo
Succeeded by Luis Fernando Jaramillo Correa
Colombia Ambassador to Panama
In office
President Belisario Betancur Cuartas
Personal details
Born (1938-07-10) 10 July 1938 (age 78)
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Spouse(s) Constanza Fajardo Solano
Children Andrés Londoño Fajardo
Isabel Cristina Londoño Fajardo
Daniel Eduardo Londoño Fajardo
Religion Roman Catholic
Military service
Service/branch National Army of Colombia
Years of service 1957-1969
Rank Rank insignia of teniente coronel of the Colombian Army.svg Lieutenant Colonel
Battles/wars Colombian Civil War

Julio Londoño Paredes (born 10 July 1938) is a retired Colombian Army Lieutenant Colonel and diplomat. He has served as Colombia's Minister or Foreign Affairs, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the Organization of American States, and Ambassador of Colombia to Panama, and Cuba. During his Ambassadorship in Cuba he was commissioned to represent Colombia at the International Court of Justice to protect sovereign claims on the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina by Nicaragua.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Born on 10 July 1938 in Bogotá, Colombia to Julio Londoño Londoño and Isabel Paredes Manrique. He married Constanza Fajardo Solano with whom he had three children: Andrés, Isabel Cristina and Daniel Eduardo.[2]

Selected works[edit]

  • Londoño Paredes, Julio (1990). La frontera terrestre colombo-venezolana [The Colombian-Venezuelan Terrestrial Border]. Historia colombiana (in Spanish). Bogotá: Bank of the Republic. ISBN 978-958-9028-64-3. OCLC 24431038. 
  • Londoño Paredes, Julio (1973). Derecho territorial de Colombia [Territorial Law of Colombia]. Colección de oro del militar colombiano (in Spanish). 5. Bogotá: Impr. y Litografía de las Fuerzas Militares. OCLC 1727957. 
  • Londoño Paredes, Julio (1976). Cuestiones de límites de Colombia [Issues of Colombian Fronties]. Breviarios colombianos (in Spanish). Bogotá: Editorial Retina. OCLC 2982007. 
  • Londoño Paredes, Julio (1948). Geopolítica de Colombia [Colombian Geopolitics] (National government publication) (in Spanish). Bogotá: Ministry of War. OCLC 17959564. 


  1. ^ "El coronel que 'correrá' con Fajardo" [The Corenel Who Will "Run" With Fajardo]. Semana (in Spanish). 2010-03-09. ISSN 0124-5473. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  2. ^ Areiza, Ricardo (2010-03-10). "'Opita' fórmula de Fajardo" ["Opita" Formula of Fajardo]. La Nación (in Spanish). Neiva. ISSN 1900-0022. Retrieved 2011-01-13.