Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (Mexico)

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Mexico
Secretariat of Foreign Affairs
Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores
SRE logo 2012.svg
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Agency overview
Formed 1821
Headquarters Ave. Juárez #20, Col. Centro, CP 06010, Del. Cuauhtémoc. Ciudad de México
19°26′10″N 99°4′19″W / 19.43611°N 99.07194°W / 19.43611; -99.07194
Employees 11,500
Annual budget $27.4 billion (FY 2010)
Agency executive José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, Secretary of Foreign Affairs
Child agency Mexican Consulate and Embassy
Website http://www.sre.gob.mx/

The Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (Spanish: Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores, SRE) is the government department responsible for Mexico's foreign affairs. Mexico currently has 78 Embassies, 33 Consulates-General, 35 Consulates, 1 Representative Office in Ramallah, 1 Trade Office in Taiwan and 144 honorary consulates around the world. Mexico also has 2 permanent representations to the United Nations in New York City and Geneva, there are also permanent missions to the OAS in Washington, D.C., to UNESCO in Paris, to EU in Brussels, to OECD in Paris, to ICAO in Montreal and to OPANAL in Mexico City. Mexico also has permanent observer mission status to the AU, CAN, CE, Mercosur, NAM and Unasur. The person in charge of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the Secretary of Foreign Affairs.

The Secretary's offices are divided UnderSecretary for Foreign Relations, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, Economic Relations and International Coopertation and for the Legal Counsellor.

  • Responsible for the country’s foreign policy.
  • Its aim is to expand and deepen the political, economic, cultural and cooperation links with the world’s various regions.

List of secretaries[edit]

  • President Ignacio Comonfort
    • (1855–1855)  : Lucas de Palacio y Magarola
    • (1855–1856)  : Luis de la Rosa
    • (1856–1856)  : Juan Antonio de la Fuente
    • (1856–1856) : Miguel Lerdo de Tejada
    • (1856–1857)  : Lucas de Palacio y Magarola
    • (1857–1857) : Ezequiel Montes
    • (1857–1857)  : Lucas de Palacio y Magarola
    • (1857–1857)  : Juan Antonio de la Fuente
    • (1857–1857) : Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
    • (1857–1857)  : Lucas de Palacio y Magarola
    • (1857–1857)  : Juan Antonio de la Fuente
    • (1857–1858)  : Lucas de Palacio y Magarola
  • President Félix María Zuloaga
    • (1858–1858)  : Luis G. Cuevas
    • (1858–1858)  : Joaquín María de Castillo
    • (1859–1859)  : Joaquín María de Castillo[2]
  • President Miguel Miramón
    • (1859–1859)  : Joaquín María de Castillo
    • (1859–1859)  : José Miguel Arroyo
    • (1859–1859)  : Manuel Díez de Bonilla
    • (1859–1860)  : Octaviano Muñoz Ledo
    • (1860–1860)  : José Miguel Arroyo[2]
    • (1860–1860)  : Teodosio Lares[2]
  • President Venustiano Carranza
    • (1914–1914)  : Isidro Fabela y Alfaro
    • (1914–1915)  : Jesús Urueta y Siqueiros
    • (1915–1916)  : Jesús Mario Acuña Fadul
    • (1916–1917)  : Cándido Aguilar
    • (1917–1917)  : Ernesto Garza Pérez
  • President Adolfo de la Huerta
    • (1920–1920)  : Miguel Covarrubias Acosta
    • (1920–1920)  : Cutberto Hidalgo Téllez
  • President Pascual Ortiz Rubio
    • (1930–1932)  : Genaro Estrada Félix
    • (1932–1932)  : Manuel C. Téllez

References[edit]

  1. ^ 11th Administration
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r 12th Administration
  3. ^ a b c d e f Ministre of Foreign Affairs and Navy of Mexico
  4. ^ a b c d e 13th Administration

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