Ambassador Yago Pico de Coaña has taken various important roles in the United Nations, Guatemala (Secretary of the Embassy and Chargé d’Affaires. After the severance of diplomatic relations between Spain and Guatemala, he was the Counselor of Venezuela in Charge of Spanish Interests). Later on, he held the position of Assistant Director-General for Mexico, Central America and Caribbean, Spanish Deputy Permanent Observer of the OAS, Ambassador of Nicaragua, Colombia, UNESCO and Austria. He was the Director General for Latin America for eight years and President of National Heritage Agency for five years. His work during many decades was mainly characterized by his decisive participation in the implementation of peace agreements in Central America and by his collaboration as a facilitator with regards to negotiations between the Government and the “guerrilla” in Colombia.