THE NEW CALL OF THE “BACCALAUREATE DISTANCE PROGRAM B@UNAM ABROAD 2017” WILL BE OPEN FROM AUGUST 7TH TO 20TH, 2017

The program will be open between the 7th and 20th of August, 2017 for Spanish-speaking people living abroad interested in making a baccalaureate through the B@UNAM e-learning educational program of the Open University and E-Learning Education System (SUAyED).

In order to check the requirements of the call, please click here!

For further information, please send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or check the website of the program in www.bunam.unam.mx

 

THE 17º FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TOOK PLACE FROM JULY 14TH TO 30TH 2017 IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF 47 MEXICAN ATHLETES WHO BROUGHT TWO SILVER MEDALS HOME IN THE TEAM EVENT OF DIVING AND IN HIGH DIVING.

The Mexican duo of Rommel Pacheco and Viviana del Ángel won the first silver medal for Mexico in the FINA 2017 World Championship on July 19th, 2017. The two divers managed to win the silver medal after getting 402.35 points in the final round of the team event of diving.

The Mexican athlete, Adriana Jiménez won the second silver medal in high diving on July 29th in Budapest, after coming second in the contest celebrated in the amazing framework of the Danube River after the Australian athlete, Rhiannan Iffland, who won the gold medal.

Jiménez, fourth in the World Championship 2015 in Kazan, finished with 308.90 points, while the winner achieved 320.70. The Belarus athlete, Yana Nestsiarava (303.95), rounded out the podium, like two years ago. The three of them were the only ones who could achieve more than 300 points in the contest.

With the majestic building of the Hungarian parliament in the background, Jiménez got on the podium thanks to her last complicated jump, the best of the day, but it was not enough to reach the gold medal.

“I am an old diver in 10 meters and I used to cry normally every time I was about to jump. It may sound incredible, but now I am jumping from two times higher. The fear is always there, but it is necessary to keep it away in order to concentrate to your jump”- explained Jiménez in her declaration to the International Swimming Federation (FINA). “How do I do this? I don’t think too much, I take a deep breath and jump. I’m used to do some relaxation and meditation practice as well to control my nerves.” – she added.

Furthermore the synchronized swimming team played a distinguished role by finishing 8th among fifty teams, with the majority of its members participating the very first time in this international event. Generally the Mexican athletes managed to improve their previous bests and the results let us expect even better results in the following Olympics.

ON 8TH SEPTEMBER, 2016 THE EMBASSY OF MEXICO IN HUNGARY ORGANIZED A ORIENTATION SESSION FOR THE FIRST GENERATION OF TALENTED MEXICAN STUDENTS RECIPIENTS OF THE HUNGARIAN GOVERNMENT’S STIPENDUM HUNGARICUM SCHOLARSHIP

On September 8th, Ambassador Isabel Téllez welcomed the first generation of talented Mexican students recipients of the Hungarian government’s Stipendum Hungaricum scholarship, with whom she had a fruitful conversation on the type of consular protection and assistance services that this Embassy offers. They were also invited to explore opportunities at their Hungarian universities in order to launch projects focused on development, innovation and academics as part of the “Red Global MX”.  

Through the Stipendum Hungaricum scholarships, our talented Mexican students will pursue their Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degrees in a wide range of programs in prestigious universities around the country, including Budapest, Szeged, Miskolc, Debrecen, Győr y Pécs.

We wish them lots of success at their universities!

If you would like to see the photos of the event please click here

THE INSTITUTE OF MEXICANS ABROAD RELEASED THE RESULTS OF THE 20TH EDITION OF THE “THIS IS MY MEXICO” CHILDREN’S DRAWING CONTEST 2016 - “LET’S DRAW ABOUT MEXICAN MUSIC AND TRADITIONS”

On 16th and 17th November the 12 winning drawings and 50 drawings awarded with honorable mention were selected, a total of 62 pieces that will comprise the “Children’s Drawing Contest Exhibition 2016” that will take place in Mexico City the first months of 2017, afterwards it will become a travelling exhibition abroad.

The 12 winning drawings are:

  1. Elia Daniela Torres Hernández and Elliot Alejandra Vargas from the Liaison Office of Ciudad Valles in San Luis Potosí, 14 and 13 years old
  2. Mario Emilio Téllez Quiroga and Santiago Ortega Pizaña from the Delegation in Coahuila, 11 years old
  3. Ingrid Maza Alfaro and Karyme Isabel Alfaro García from the Delegation in Chiapas, 13 and 14 years old
  4. Tania Linette Ahumada and Maryferh Rubio Sagahon from the Liaison Office of Ciudad Valles in San Luis Potosí, 13 years old
  5. Liam Antonio Romero from the Consulate of Mexico in Douglas, Arizona, 7 years old
  6. Sergio Chávez from the Consulate of Mexico in Oxnard, California, 9 years old
  7. Grecia Carcamo and Ninette Fernández from the Consulate of Mexico in Eagle Pass, Texas, 9 and 10 years old
  8. Drawing without name from the Consulate of Mexico in Sacramento, California, 11 years old
  9. Kacper Cwik, Radostaw Oszajca and Jan Hotowinski from the Embassy of Mexico in Poland, 9 years old
  10. Zerlynde Goik and Zuwer Goik from the Embassy of Mexico in Malaysia, 12 and 9 years old
  11. Zoja Olsouka and Laura Sefccuie from the Embassy of Mexico in Austria, 14 years old
  12. Oliwia Walotek, Ham Rogala, Bernadeta Kolodzie and Marcel Arzesuny from the Embassy of Mexico in Poland, 13 years old

In order to check the photo gallery of the winning drawings of this list please click on the names of the children!

The 50 drawings awarded with honorable mention will have the opportunity to be part of the “Children’s Drawing Contest Exhibition 2016”. We are pleased to inform that three Hungarian drawings won honorable mention, which are the following:

  • Kretz Boldizsár and Stec Riley, Hungary, 10 years old
  • Szabó Virág and Péter Szonja, Hungary, 7 years old
  • Sánta Alexandra, Hungary, 9 years old

In order to check the list of the 50 drawings awarded with honorable mention please visit the following website

In this twentieth edition of the contest a total of 11,473 original drawings was sent to the Institute of Mexicans Abroad from 40 Consulates of Mexico in the United States, 3 in Canada, 38 Representations in the rest of the world and 35 Delegations of the Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs in national territory. We congratulate to all of the participants and hope to receive a lot of drawings the next year as well!

THE OPANAL INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN THE POSTER CONTEST TO CHOOSE THE OFFICIAL CORPORATE IMAGE OF THE COMMEMORATION CEREMONIES

The 14th February, 2017 will mark the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Tlatelolco Treaty) and in this framework several commemorative activities are planned.

The Treaty of Tlatelolco is a great contribution of Mexico to the world and an achievement of Latin American diplomacy led by the Mexican Ambassador Alfonso Garcia Robles, who won the 1982 Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to nuclear disarmament. This international instrument gave rise to the first Nuclear-weapon-free-zone in a densely populated territory, and has been a reference and inspiration for the creation of similar zones in the world. He also helped in the negotiation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, the only multilateral treaty on issues of nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation in force since March 5th,1970.

Among the various activities to be undertaken to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this Agreement, the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL), the only international organization based in Mexico, is organizing a poster competition to choose the official image of the commemorative events.

Those interested in participating have to send their proposals before the 26th September, 2016 to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in JPG, AI or PNG format, with high-resolution, given that the finalist posters will be printed in a 60 x 90 centimeters format and will be exposed in the General Conference of the OPANAL that will take place in Mexico on the 14th February, 2017.

The winning poster apart from being the official image of the commemoration ceremonies of the 50th Anniversary will be disseminated in the 33 member states of the OPANAL (Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Granada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela) and efforts are under way in order to use it as a commemorative lottery ticket and ticket of the Collective Metro Transport Systenm such as a postal stamp of Sepomex.

For more information click on the link!