Embajador Jaime Nualart


Jaime Nualart (born 1952, in Mexico City) is a Mexican diplomat currently serving as Mexican Ambassador to the Republic of India, and is simultaneously accredited as Ambassador to The Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, The Republic of Maldives, The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal and The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

From January 2006 to July 2009, he served as Ambassador of Mexico to Egypt while also accredited as Ambassador to The Syrian Arab Republic, The Republic of Sudan and The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. He was also the Mexican Representative to The League of Arab States.

Before moving to Egypt, Ambassador Nualart served from 2004-2005 as Executive Secretary of the National Council for Culture and the Arts of Mexico (Mexico’s Ministry of Culture), and as Director General for International Affairs from 2001-2003. During his tenure he was named President of the Administrative Boards of Churubusco-Azteca Film Studios, the Mexican Institute of Cinematography, Channel 22 (Mexico’s Cultural Network), The National Film Archives, The Tijuana Cultural Center (the most important cultural center in the border with the United States), and was acting Pro-Secretary of the National Awards for Arts and Sciences.

Ambassador Nualart was also named President of the Inter-American Commission for Culture in the Organization of American States, Co-Chairman of the Mexican-American Garcia Robles Fulbright Scholarship Committee, Mexico’s Representative to the Cultural Committee of the European Council in Strasbourg, France, and General Coordinator of Mexico’s Delegation to Spain’s International Fair of Contemporary Art (ARCO 05) held in Madrid in 2005 where Mexico was the guest of honor.

In October 2005, Ambassador Nualart was elected President of UNESCO’s Cultural Commission during the 33rd General Conference in Paris, France where the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions was adopted.

Prior to these assignments he was named Director General of the Department for Culture and Educational Cooperation at Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1998-2000), and also served in different positions in Mexican Embassies around the world: Belgium (1994-1995), Italy (1989-1993), India (1987-1989), Japan (1982-1987).

Ambassador Nualart has presided and participated in more than 100 bilateral and multilateral meetings with countries in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

During his professional career, he has collaborated in publications on sustainable development and international cooperation such as: “The new Mexican politics of International Cooperation”; “The Challenges of International Cooperation”; “Mexican Cultural Promotion as an instrument of Foreign Policy” and “Mexican Diplomacy and Cultural Cooperation: “An approach, a Reflection From the Arab World”, among others.

He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Besides his native Spanish, Ambassador Nualart speaks English, French and Italian.

Among his numerous recognitions, Ambassador Nualart has received prestigious decorations from the governments of Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Portugal and Colombia.

He presented his letters of credence to the President of the Republic of India, H.E. Mrs. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil accrediting him as Ambassador of Mexico in India on 20th November 2009.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2012 13:24

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