Monday, July 22, 2013 
Adolfo Carafí Melero to be new Ambassador in Mexico
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Mexico granted its agrément to the appointment of Adolfo Carafí Melero as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Chile to that country.

Adolfo Carafí joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 1, 1970, performing tasks both in Chile and abroad.

During his career he has been posted to Venezuela, Syria, the Mission of Chile to the OAS and the Chilean Embassy to the Holy See. He was also Ambassador of Chile to Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, representative of Chile to Caricom and the International Seabed Authority.

In 1998 he assumed duties as Consul General in La Paz, Bolivia. Later, in 2001, he was appointed Deputy National Coordinator of the Rio Group Summit. The same year, he was appointed Director of Asia Pacific of the Foreign Ministry. Between 2005 and 2010, he fulfilled functions as Ambassador of Chile in the Republic of Korea and Mongolia.

Between May 2011 and June 2013 he served as Deputy Director General for Multilateral and Global Affairs and National Coordinator of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC. He was also in charge of the Presidency Pro Tempore of the Chile-CELAC 2012 and the organization of the First CELAC Summit.

At the time of his appointment as Ambassador of Chile to Mexico he was serving as Director General of Foreign Policy.