Delegation of the European Union to Mexico

About the EU Delegation to Mexico

The role of the European Union Delegation to Mexico

The European Union is represented in Mexico by its Delegation located in the capital of the country, Mexico City.

The establishment of diplomatic relations between the European Union and Mexico began in 1960, but the Delegation of the EU was officially established in Mexico in 1989.

The Delegation is categorised as a diplomatic mission and officially represents the EU in Mexico.

This is one of over 140 offices that the European Union has established with countries and international organisations.

The competencies and mandate of the EU Delegation to Mexico

  • To promote political and economic relations between Mexico and the EU.
  • To continue dialogue with Mexico through the Global Agreement and help to fulfil the objectives of the Strategic Partnership.
  • To represent the EU before Mexican authorities.
  • To inform the Mexican public about the development of the EU, and explain and defend community policies.
  • To oversee the monitoring of bilateral relations in the areas of politics, economy, trade and cooperation.
  • To promote and defend the values and interests of the EU, especially within the field of cooperation.
  • To cooperate with public entities and civil society organisations represented in Mexico.
  • To provide direct humanitarian aid through the offices of the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO).
  • To participate in the proper functioning of the Common Foreign and Security Policy.

The Delegation of the European Union in Mexico welcomes you to our website

Here you can find detailed information on a wide range of activities and events that highlight the dynamism of the bilateral relationship and has been growing since the signing of the Agreement on Economic Partnership, Political Coordination and Cooperation, better known as " Global Agreement" in the year 2000, until we became Strategic Partners in 2008.


An example of this close link is the many High Level Dialogues in various areas that we carry out year after year. We are also in the process of modernizing the Global Compact and promoting a stronger Strategic Partnership by strengthening cooperation on global and regional issues of common interest, such as climate change, the sustainable development agenda, drug trafficking and the fight against organized international crime, as well as migration.

In addition, you will find information on education and culture, including scholarships for masters under the Erasmus + program, on science and technology, on funding opportunities and on the European Union and its institutions.

On the other hand, you can contact us directly through our social networks on Facebook and Twitter, or through the email: DELEGATION-MEXICO@eeas.europa.eu

We hope you enjoy browsing our website. The doors are open for any questions, comments or suggestions they may have.

Klaus RUDISCHHAUSER

Head of Delegation

Imma ROCA I CORTÉS

Deputy Head of Delegation

Eleftheria PERTZINIDOU

Head of the Political, Press and Information Section

Paolo CARIDI

Head of the Economic and Trade Section

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Head of the Cooperation Section

Ana HOYAS SENAN

Head of Administration

Lia OLLJUM

Assistant to the Head of Delegation

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