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Cablegate: Fy 2007 Nomination for Usunesco Voluntary Visitor Aurora

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Lucia A Keegan 02/27/2007 09:55:59 AM From DB/Inbox: Lucia A Keegan

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UNCLAS PARIS 00722

SIPDIS
cxparis:
ACTION: UNESCO
INFO: ECON AMBU AMB AMBO DCM SCI POL

DISSEMINATION: UNESCOX
CHARGE: PROG

APPROVED: AMB:LVOLIVER
DRAFTED: DRAFTED:JROLLAND
CLEARED: DCM:AKOSS,PAO:CBERGIN,SCI:NCOOPER

VZCZCFRI998
RR RUEHC
DE RUEHFR #0722/01 0580506
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 270506Z FEB 07
FM AMEMBASSY PARIS
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 5163

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 03 PARIS 000722

SIPDIS

FOR ECA/PE/V/F/E - EILEEN CONNOLLY
FOR IO/PPC - DICK WILBUR, JESSE CURTIS

E.O. 12958
TAGS: OEXC SCUL KPAO
SUBJECT: FY 2007 NOMINATION FOR USUNESCO VOLUNTARY VISITOR AURORA
MATEOS


Mission requests a Voluntary Visitor Program for Aurora Mateos, a
Spanish citizen who is the main point of contact at the UNESCO
Secretariat for the IOC Advisory Body of Experts on Law of the Sea

SIPDIS
(ABE-LOS). Over the past six years, the U.S. has found that ABE-LOS
serves to reinforce U.S. policy with regard to oceans science. Both
the IOC and Mateos would benefit from greater collaboration on Law
of the Sea matters with the UN Division of Oceans Affairs and Law of
the Sea, which is located in NYC. Mateos has received full country
team approval per '03 State 173181-C.

Mission would like to provide Mateos an opportunity to meet with
counterparts in the US, through visits to US institutions involved
in managing the Marine Scientific Research regime of UNCLOS.

Program suggestions include meetings with the following:
- Department of State (OES)
- NOAA
- UN Division of Ocean Affairs
- University of Virginia, Department of Law of the Sea
- University of Delaware, Marine Policy Program (George
Parsons)
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute's Marine Policy Center (Andrew
Solow)

Possible dates: May - early September (up to 10 days)

UNESCO would cover transportation costs to and from the United
States. Mission requests that ECA consider covering candidate's
hotel and per diem expenses for the duration of her stay.

Please find biodata report below:

Name: Ms. Aurora Mateos Rodriguez
Approximate Age:
Date Of Birth: 07/07/1974
Birth City: unknown
Birth Country: Spain
Country of Residense: France
Country of Citizenship: Spain
Smokes: N
Willing to Drive: N
Gender: F
Marital Status: U

Address 1: 16 bis, boulevard Morland
Address 2:
Address 3:
City: Paris
Address Type: Home
State:
Province:
Country: France
Postal Code: 75004

Email Address: a.mateos@unesco.gov
Preferred: N

Phone: 33 6 76 31 66 58
Phone Type: Mobile
Preferred: N

Phone: 33-1 45 68 39 94
Phone Type: Phone
Preferred: N

Previous Foreign Travel:
Education or Training:
2005: DEA (Diploma de Estudios Avanzados) - University of Malaga

2001-2002: Masters in Environmental Management - Instituto
Investigaciones Ecologicas

2001: CAP (Curso de Adaptacion Pedagogica) - Teacher's Conversion
Course

1999-2000: Master's in Environment - Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

1997-1999: Studies for entry into Cuerpo Juridico del Estado (Civil
Law, Employment Law, Constitutional, Mercantile, European Community
Law, Criminal Law & Administrative Law

1992-1997: Law degree - University of Malaga
Professional Memberships:
Special Considerations:
Previous Positions:
8/2003-12/2004: Legal Adviser to the Junta de Andalucia (regional
government, Spain)
2002-6/2004: Associate-Professor, University of Malaga
(Environmental Political Sciences)
1/2002-3/2002: UNESCO internship, World Water Assessment Programme
10/2001-2/2003: Department of Administrative Law, Carretero Abogados
(Marbella, Spain)
2001: Environmental management for INIMA, European Environmental
Services
2000-2001: Legal advisor to HIPTMA, producing legal reports for the
Ministry of Environment (Spain)
2000-2002: Editor of environmental section of magazines "Acento
Andaluz" and "Malagavariaciones"
1997-1999: Assistant to Feliz Lopez firm (Malaga, Spain)
1995: Accountant and Legal advisor in "Autorcares Mateos"
Publications:
Magazine articles in following publications:
"Acento Andaluz"
"Malagavariaciones"
"Conserjeria de Agricultura y Pesca de la Junta de Andalucia"
Contributed to the following books:
"El Perfume de Babel", 2002
"El Amigo de medianoche", 2003
"Algunas notas sobre la Anormalidad", 2007
"Los Andaluces, esos raros" ("Agua"), 2006
"The IOC Criteria and Guidelines on transfer of Marine Technology",
2005
Roles and Responsibilities:
Title at Date of Entry:
Legal Adviser for IOC, Technical Secretary of the Group of Experts
on the Law of the Sea (UNESCO)
Title when Nominated:
Legal Adviser for IOC, Technical Secretary of the Group of Experts
on the Law of the Sea (UNESCO)
Previous US Travel:

Native Language: Spanish

Language: Italian
FSI Comprehension: 4
FSI Reading: 4
FSI Speaking: 4

Language: French
FSI Comprehension: 4
FSI Reading: 4
FSI Speaking: 4

Language: English
FSI Comprehension: 4
FSI Reading: 4
FSI Speaking: 4

Owner Country: FR
Position: Employee of Internatl. Org
Interests: Poetry
Contact Last Uploaded Date: 15/02/2007
Contact Last Uploaded By: EVDB

Project Report:
Title: Individual Program - Aurora Mateos
ECA Project Number: E/VFE-2007-0196
Project Type: Individual
Program Type: Voluntary Visitors
Program Agency: na
Project Description: TBD
Depart Post Date: na
Return Post Date: na
Session Date: 01/01/2100
Strategic Goal: na
Subject: na
ECA Office: ECA/PE/V/F/E
Funding Source: na
Fiscal Year: 2007
GRPA Result/Impact Comment: na
Post Objectives: na
Participants: na
Rank Order: na
Post Recommendations: na
Project Status: Nominated
Project Last Uploaded Date: 02/15/2007
Project Last Uploaded By: EVDB

Nominee Report:
Interested in Media Coverage: N
Public Speaking: N
Post Recommendations:
Visitor Recommendations:
Funding Country: Spain-EUR
Home/Hospitality: N
Home Stays: N
Post Objectives:
Visitor Objectives:
Nominating Justification: TBD
Nominee has received full country team approval per '03 State
173181-C
Nominee Status: Nominated
Nominee Last Uploaded Date: 02/15/2007

OLIVER

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