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    UNIS/BIO/1274
    7 July 2020

    Permanent Representative of Mexico presents credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 7 July (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations (Vienna), Luis Javier Campuzano Piña, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Ghada Waly.

    During his career, Mr. Campuzano has served in various capacities, among them:

    Advisor to the Under-Secretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Director-General for the United Nations Organization (2017-2018); Ambassador in Norway (2014-2017); Ambassador in Kenya and Permanent Representative to the UN Environment Programme and UN-Habitat (2009-2014); Deputy Representative of Mexico to the Organization of American States (2006-2009); Attaché for Human Rights to the International Organizations in Geneva (2004-2006); Deputy Representative of Mexico to the International Organizations in Vienna (2001-2004); Attaché for Economic and Social Affairs at the Mission of Mexico to the United Nations (1999-2001); Technical Assistant, Office of the Foreign Minister (1998-1999); Personal Assistant of the Under-Secretary for International Cooperation (1996-1998); Representative of Mexico to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (1990-1996); and Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1989-1990).

    Mr. Campuzano holds a Master's degree in International Relations and a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and in Political Science and Public Administration.

    He speaks English, German and Spanish.

    Mr. Campuzano is married and has four children.

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