Experts & Staff

Javier Solana

Former EU High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy
former Secretary-General of the Council of the EU
former Secretary General of NATO

Biography

Javier Solana is President of ESADE Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics. He is also a distinguished Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, a Fisher Family Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, Chair of the Aspen Institute España, Honorary President of the Centre for Human Dialogue, and a Member of the Board of the International Crisis Group and of Human Rights Watch. After serving as Spanish Foreign Minister and Secretary General of NATO, he was appointed European Union High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy, and Secretary-General of the Council of the EU. He holds an Honorary Degree from the London School of Economics, where he is now a Visiting Professor.

Our finest hour

Over the coming weeks, much will be at stake collectively, and for some of us also individually. Today, uncertainty about what the post-pandemic world will look like is rife, but we do know it will be built upon the words and deeds we choose now.  

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Our finest hour

Over the coming weeks, much will be at stake collectively, and for some of us also individually. Today, uncertainty about what the post-pandemic world will look like is rife, but we do know it will be built upon the words and deeds we choose now.  

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In the media

Javier Solano gives an interview covering Spain under Mariano Rajoy