International Metropolis Conference Keynote Speakers

June 24 to 28, 2019

The Promise of Migration

Inclusion, Economic Growth and Global Cooperation

Juan José Gómez Camacho

Ambassador of Mexico to Canada


Juan José Gómez Camacho was designated ambassador of Mexico to Canada by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. During his diplomatic career, he has played a key role in addressing emerging global challenges. He led the drafting and negotiations of the UN Global Compact for a safe, orderly, and regular migration. Gómez Camacho served as permanent representative of Mexico to the UN (2016-2019); ambassador to the EU, Belgium and Luxembourg (2013-2016); permanent representative to the UN Geneva (2009-2013); ambassador to Singapore, Myanmar, and Brunei Darussalam (2006-2009). He holds a degree in law from Iberoamericana University and an LLM from Georgetown University.