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Ambassador Diego Gómez Pickering - PLACA

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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.

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Exterior of Maxwell in black and white when there was no Eggers building

We’re Turning 100!

To mark our centennial in the fall of 2024, the Maxwell School will hold special events and engagement opportunities to celebrate the many ways—across disciplines and borders—our community ever strives to, as the Oath says, “transmit this city not only not less, but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us.”

Throughout the year leading up to the centennial, engagement opportunities will be held for our diverse, highly accomplished community that now boasts more than 38,500 alumni across the globe.