Name: Juan José Gómez Camacho

Location: Mexico

Occupation: Ambassador, currently Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations

Fields of Expertise: Diplomacy, Political Affairs, Human Rights, Health, Disarmament, Migration issues.

Ambassador Juan José Gómez Camacho has been the Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations in New York since February 2016.

A career diplomat since 1988, the Ambassador has held different positions within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and abroad. This experience gave Ambassador Gómez Camacho a vast experience in negotiations, both in the bilateral and multilateral fields, and in varied topics such as Political Affairs; Human Rights; Telecommunications; Disarmament, Nuclear and Conventional; and Health. 

He holds a prominent role in the conclusion of several landmark agreements and in WIPO’s Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or otherwise Print Disabled.
Leading the panel “International cooperation and governance of migration” in the context of the 15th Coordination Meeting on International Migration, held on 16 February 2017 in New York, Ambassador Gómez Camacho has addressed one of the most relevant challenges that   international political negotiations have come across.