Juan GARRIGUES

Juan Garrigues

Associate Senior Researcher

Professional experience

Senior Research Fellow Associate and a Special Adviser at the Dialogue Advisory Group (DAG), an organization that facilitates political dialogue in countries in conflict based in Amsterdam. Graduated in International Politics from the University of Virginia; Master's in International Studies from the Complutense University of Madrid. He has previously worked as a Foreign Policy adviser in the Spanish Prime Minister's office, in Spanish think tanks FRIDE and CITpax, the Department of Political Affairs of the United Nations and ACTED Afghanistan. He has extensive mediation experience, amongst others, facilitating negotiations with political actors and armed groups in Libya and as a consultant to the Department of Political Affairs of the Secretariat of the United Nations and the European External Action Service (EEAS). 

Reuters - Dec 13, 2018

Militia leader’s bravado shows limits of Libya reforms

“If there is not sufficient outreach to armed groups outside Tripoli to get their buy-in, the new security arrangements risk exacerbating existing tensions,” said Juan Garrigues, associate senior researcher at CIDOB.

Diario de mediación - Jun 14, 2016

Entrevista a Juan Garrigues: Mediación y Diálogo Político

Juan Garrigues es investigador senior asociado de CIDOB y asesor especial de Dialogue Advisory Group, una organización en Ámsterdam que trabaja en proyectos de mediación y dialogo político en países en conflicto. Garrigues considera que la mediación es una herramienta para restaurar la paz y la democracia entre países: “Conseguir un éxito en cualquier Mediación requiere de un ingrediente principal, la confianza”.