Julio Londoño Paredes

OCLC (identifier) National Army of Colombia Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations
Julio Londoño Paredes
Colombia Ambassador to Cuba
In office
PresidentAndrés Pastrana Arango (1998-2002)
Álvaro Uribe Vélez (2002-2010)
Preceded byAlberto Villamizar Cárdenas
Succeeded byGustavo Adolfo Bell Lemus
23rd Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations
In office
22 September 1994 – 18 September 1998
PresidentErnesto Samper Pizano
Preceded byLuis Fernando Jaramillo Correa
Succeeded byAlfonso Valdivieso Sarmiento
Permanent Representative of Colombia to the Organization of American States
In office
11 September 1990 – 22 September 1994
PresidentCésar Gaviria Trujillo
Preceded byLeopoldo Villar Borda
Succeeded byFabio Villegas Ramírez
Colombian Minister or Foreign Affairs
In office
7 August 1986 – 7 August 1990
PresidentVirgilio Barco Vargas
Preceded byAugusto Ramírez Ocampo
Succeeded byLuis Fernando Jaramillo Correa
Colombia Ambassador to Panama
In office
PresidentBelisario Betancur Cuartas
Personal details
Born (1938-07-10) 10 July 1938 (age 82)
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Spouse(s)Constanza Fajardo Solano
ChildrenAndrés Londoño Fajardo
Isabel Cristina Londoño Fajardo
Daniel Eduardo Londoño Fajardo
Military service
Branch/serviceNational Army of Colombia
Years of service1957-1969
RankRank insignia of teniente coronel of the Colombian Army.svg Lieutenant Colonel
Battles/warsColombian Civil War

Julio Londoño Paredes (born 10 July 1938) is a retired Colombian Army Lieutenant Colonel and diplomat. He has served as Colombia's Minister or Foreign Affairs, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the Organization of American States, and Ambassador of Colombia to Panama, and Cuba. During his Ambassadorship in Cuba he was commissioned to represent Colombia at the International Court of Justice to protect sovereign claims on the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina by Nicaragua.[1]

Personal life

Born on 10 July 1938 in Bogotá, Colombia to Julio Londoño Londoño and Isabel Paredes Manrique. He married Constanza Fajardo Solano with whom he had three children: Andrés, Isabel Cristina and Daniel Eduardo.[2]

Selected works


  1. ^ "El coronel que 'correrá' con Fajardo" [The Corenel Who Will "Run" With Fajardo]. Semana (in Spanish). 2010-03-09. ISSN 0124-5473. Retrieved 2011-01-13.
  2. ^ Areiza, Ricardo (2010-03-10). "'Opita' fórmula de Fajardo" ["Opita" Formula of Fajardo]. La Nación (in Spanish). Neiva. ISSN 1900-0022. Retrieved 2011-01-13.