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Edmundo González holds a BA in international affairs from the Universidad Central de Venezuela and an MA in international affairs from the American University in Washington, D.C. He is a career Venezuelan diplomat and served in Belgium, the United States, El Salvador, Argentina and the United Kingdom. In addition, in senior roles, he also served as Venezuelan Ambassador to Algeria, as the Director General for International Policy in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Venezuelan Ambassador to Argentina, and as Director General of Policy and Strategic Planning also in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He retired from the Foreign Service in 2005, after which he served as a guest professor at Universidad Metropolitana in 2005-2006, and the Director of the Center for Diplomatic and Strategic Studies.
Ambassador González has published numerous articles on foreign policy topics and participated as a guest speaker in several international seminars and regional conferences. He is currently a member of the editorial board – international section – for the newspaper “El Nacional,” where he regularly publishes articles and analyses dealing with Venezuelan and global foreign policy. In 2009, he joined the Democratic Unity Conference (MUD), serving as part of the International Relations team and later as International Relations Coordinator in the Executive Secretariat of MUD. Ambassador González is also a Board member, and International Relations Coordinator, at the Institute for Parliamentary Studies.