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The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

Mr José Badia, Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation: Mr José BADIA 

Officer of the Monegasque Order of Saint-Charles, born on 2 January 1945 in Monaco
Married, 3 children

Appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs by the  Sovereign Ordinance no. 3.049 of 23 December 2010 appointing a Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr José BADIA took office on 1 January 2011.

Education

Primary and secondary education
Lycée Albert I, Monaco
 
Preparatory classes for the entry exams in scientific studies at the French "Grandes Ecoles":
Higher Mathematics and Special Mathematics – Lycée Massena, Nice

General technical training:
Engineer – major in civil engineering - École d’Ingénieurs, Marseille
 
Certificate in industrial physics - Marseille Faculty of Science
Certificate in electrical engineering and mechatronics – Marseille Faculty of Science

Special training
ISBA engineer - Institut supérieur du Béton Armé, Marseille

Career

1970-1972: Design engineer at the Cabinet d’Études Techniques Joseph Iori, Monaco

1972-1976: Section Head at the Urban Planning and Construction Authority

1977-1981: Head of Traffic, responsible for Civil Aviation

1981-1984: Executive Director of the Monaco Water Company - Société Monégasque des Eaux

1984-1990: Chief Engineer, then Deputy Director, then Director of the Public Works Office

1990-1992: Director-General of the Ministry of Public Works and Social Affairs

1993-1994: Director-General of the Ministry of Interior

1995: Minister of Public Works and Social Affairs

1995-2000: Commissioner-General responsible for forward planning

2000-2005: Minister of Public Works and Social Affairs

2005-2007: Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador for HSH the Sovereign Prince of Monaco to His Majesty the King of Spain

2007-2010: Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador for HSH the Sovereign Prince of Monaco to His Majesty the King of the Belgians, Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands and His Royal Highness the Grand-Duke of Luxembourg, as well as Monaco's Head of Mission to the European Communities

Since 2011 : Minister of Foreign Affairs

Other activities

1995-1998: President of the Centre Scientifique de Monaco

1995-2000: Commissioner-General responsible for the Lisbon 98 and Hanover 2000 exhibitions
In this regard: Chairman of Monaco Inter Expo SAM

1995-2000: Director of the Princess Grace Hospital Centre

1995-2000: Director of Radio-Monte-Carlo

1995-2000: Director of Tele-Monte-Carlo

1998-2000: Vice-Chairman of the Monaco Audiovisual Archives Association

1999-2000: Deputy Chairman of the SAM operating the Grimaldi Forum

2000: Vice-Chairman of the Association “Comité National Monégasque - Conseil Mondial de l’Énergie”

2005-2006: Commissioner-General responsible for the Saragossa 2008 exhibition

2007-2010: Principality of Monaco delegate to PostEurop
Representative of the Principality to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

2009-2010: Member of the Board of the Group of French-speaking Ambassadors in Brussels

Associations

1985-2000: Chairman of CINEAM (Monaco Association of Amateur Cinematographers and photographers)

1995-2000: Chairman of the Monaco Association of Pilots and Aircraft Owners

1997-1998: Secretary-General of AMADE

Contact details

Département des Relations Extérieures et de la Coopération

Téléphone : (+377) 98 98 89 04

Fax : (+377) 98 98 85 54

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Département des Relations Extérieures et de la Coopération

Ministère d' État
Place de la Visitation
MC 98000 MONACO

Téléphone : (+377) 98 98 89 04

Fax : (+377) 98 98 85 54

Send us an email
http://en.gouv.mc/Government-Institutions/The-Government/Ministry-of-Foreign-Affairs-and-Cooperation/The-Minister-of-Foreign-Affairs-and-Cooperation