Ambassador Juan José González Mijares



·       1st May 1955.

·       Member of the Diplomatic Service since 1990. Promoted to the rank of Ambassador of Mexico by the President of the Republic as from May 2017.

·       Previous academic experience of 7 years as Researcher and Associated Professor of Sociology and International Politics.

·       Languages: Spanish, English, French and Italian.




Ambassador of Mexico to Jamaica (resident), Bahamas and Permanent Representative to the International Seabed Authority, as from April 2018.


Ambassador of Mexico to Algeria (resident), Tunisia, Libya and Mauritania, 2013- 2018.


Deputy Director General for Human Rights at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2009- 2013

   Responsible for economic, social and cultural rights; UN Human Right’s Council and HR Inter-American System.


Cabinet of the Undersecretary for Multilateral Affaires, 2008–2009

   Coordinator of the Mexico–European Union Human Right’s Program.


Deputy Director General for Regional and Multilateral Economic Organizations, 2005 – 2008

   Responsible for ILO, IMO, ICAO, WIPO, ITU, UNIDO, World Summit on Information Society (WSIS), and the Internet Government Forum (IGF).


Cabinet to the Undersecretary for Economic and International Cooperation, 2003– 2004

   Coordination of the European Union–Latin-American Summit, Guadalajara, 2004.


Counsellor at the Embassy of Mexico to France. Political, press and information affairs, 1999-2003.


Counsellor at the Embassy of Mexico to Belgium and Luxembourg. Political and Chief of Chancellery, 1996-1999.


First Secretary at the Embassy of Mexico to Sweden. Political and cultural affairs, 1992- 1996.


Director for North America at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1990–1992

   Coordination of the US–Mexico’s Binational Commission.


Advisor to the Chief Director for Special Affaires and North America, 1989–1990

   Diplomatic bilateral management on political and narcotic issues.


Advisor to the Undersecretary for Planning and Cultural Affairs, 1983–1985.







Monterrey Institute for Technology and Higher Education (ITESM)

Lecturer on “Diplomatic Relations”, 2006.


University of the Americas (UDLA)  

Lecturer on “U.S.–Mexican Foreign Relations”, 1991-1992.


Center for Economic and Research Teaching (CIDE)

Associated Researcher of the Program for the Study of Mexico’s International Relations

US-Mexico Project coordinator, 1985-1989.


Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology (ITAM)

Lecturer on “Contemporary social, economic and political issues of Mexico”, 1988.


National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Faculty of Social and Political Sciences

Associated Professor of Social Theory and Political Sociology, 1981-1983.





University of Cambridge, King’s College, U.K.

M.A. Degree in Political Sociology, 1978-1980.


National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Faculty of Social and Political Sciences

B.A. Degree in Sociology 1974-1978.




A series of articles published at the quarterly Carta Mexicana de Política Exterior, PERIM/CIDE: “U.S.–Mexico relations in a national emergency context” (1985); “The impact of the U.S. Congress´s Helms Hearings on the bilateral relation” (1986) and “Mexico–U.S. Relations during the Government of President Miguel De la Madrid” (1989).


“Internet Governance: Perspectives from Mexico” in The Struggle over Internet Governance: Searching for Common Ground”, Oxford Internet Institute, Universidad de Oxford, 2005.