Adriana Mejía Hernández

Colombia  |  Vice Foreign Minister for Multilateral Affairs, Colombia


Adriana Mejía is the Colombian vice foreign minister of Multilateral Affairs. Mejía served as vice minister of Multilateral Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs between 2006 and 2010. She also served as vice minister of Culture; director of Public Security of the Organization of American States (OAS); executive president of the Colombian Book Chamber; director of the Institute of Culture and Tourism of the Mayor’s Office of Bogotá; and director of Citizen Participation of the Bogotá Comptroller’s Office.

Mejía has also been a consultant for the Presidential Human Rights Program and the Office of the High Commissioner for Peace. She was part of the Advisory Commission of the Government of Colombia for Drug Policy Reform, member of the Board of Directors of the Smurfit Kappa Foundation, of the Mapiripán Development Foundation, and served on the Advisory Board of the Global Drug Policy Program of the Open Society Foundations.

From 2015 to August 2018, Mejía served as executive director of the Institute of Political Science Hernán Echavarría Olózaga.

Mejía holds a degree in Finance and International Relations from the Externado de Colombia University.

Mejía was an event speaker at the Dialogue.

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