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NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF MEXICO PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

1 November 2017
NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF MEXICO PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

María del Socorro Flores Liera, the new Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented her credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Prior to her appointment to Geneva, Ms. Flores Liera was Undersecretary for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico since September 2015.

In the Foreign Ministry, she has served as Director General of American Regional Organizations and Mechanisms, Director General for Global Issues, Chief Advisor to the Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, and Director of International Law in the Legal Advisor's Office.

Abroad, Ambassador Flores Liera has been posted to the Permanent Missions of Mexico to the United Nations in New York and to the International Organizations based in Vienna, and has served as Head of the Office of the International Criminal Court to the United Nations, based in New York in 2006 and 2007.

Ms. Flores Liera joined the Mexican Foreign Service in 1992 and has held the rank of ambassador since 2012. She has a long experience in multilateral and regional issue and has participated in the negotiations on various international instruments related to public international law, international criminal law and climate change.

Ambassador Flores Liera holds a law degree from the Ibero-American University and a post-graduate degree in international law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She is married and has two children.



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CR/17/33E