Ambassador Diego Gómez Pickering - PLACA
341 Eggers Hall
Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean present:
Ambassador Diego Gómez Pickering, Consul General of Mexico to New York City
Mexico and the United States: Beyond the Headlines
Ambassador Gómez Pickering will discuss some of the most pressing issues affecting US-Mexico relations today. These include the current negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement between the US, Mexico, and Canada, immigration, and the security crisis affecting Mexico. He will also comment on the current political landscape in Mexico in the lead up to the presidential elections taking place this summer.
Ambassador Diego Gómez Pickering serves as Consul General of Mexico to New York City. He holds a B.A. in International Relations from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City; an M.A. on Cultural Development from Columbia University in New York City; and a postgraduate degree in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) in New Delhi, India. He was previously Ambassador of Mexico to the United Kingdom from 2013 to 2016 and Director for Foreign Media for President Enrique Peña Nieto’s office from 2012 to 2013. Between 2008 and 2011 he worked as a communications consultant for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in Damascus, Syria. Ambassador Gómez Pickering worked as a journalist for CNN in Mexico City and the Americas edition of the Wall Street Journal.
Lunch will be served.
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