H.E. Amb. Miguel Moratinos is High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations and a holder of the Arab League Award, the highest honor of that regional organization. From 1996 to 2003, he was the EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process, and from 2004 to 2010 he served as Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. During his tenure in office, he held the presidency of the United Nations Security Council and the chairmanships-in-office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Council of Europe and the Council of the European Union.