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Comision Mexicana de Cooperacion con la UNESCO - CONALMEX
General Information
English NameMexican Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO (CONALMEX)
French NameCommission méxicaine de coopération avec l'UNESCO (CONALMEX)
Spanish NameComisión Mexicana de Cooperación con la UNESCO (CONALMEX)

Dirección General de Relaciones Internacionales
Donceles No. 100,1° piso, Puerta de cristal, Col. Centro, Delegación Cuauhtémoc C.P.06010, Ciudad de México

Phone(+52) 55 3600 4600
Ext. 62921

Fax(52) 55 3600 4634
E-mailbenito.miron@nube.sep.gob.mx;agustin.suarez@nube.sep.gob.mx; conalmex@nube.sep.gob.mx; mauricio@nube.sep.gob.mx
National Commissions Web site on unesco.orghttp://www.dgri.sep.gob.mx/
Correspondence LanguageESPAÑOL
Office Holders
NameExcmo. Sr. D. Esteban MOCTEZUMA BARRAGÁN
StartedDecember 2018
Government PostMinister of Education

NameMme. María Edith Bernáldez Reyes
TitleSecrétaire générale
StartedDecember 2018

NameLic. Agustín Suárez Ortega
TitleSecretario General Adjunto
StartedJune 2018

NameLicenciado Mauricio Yáñez Bernal
TitleSecretario Técnico
StartedOctober 2015

Date and Method of Creation1947
Documentation CentreThe Documentation Centre of the National Commission was founded in 1984 and holds mainly UNESCO publications. There are 14,700 book titles asset composed as follows: General - Official Documents - Encyclopedies, dictionaries, etc. 229 magazines are also available and 137 Interchange Agreements with other Libraries are currently in force.
Structure of the CommissionThe Mexican Commission is integrated by a Board of Directors (in charge of the Secretariat) and a Consultation Board (composed by Committees and Subcommittees on specific areas). This Consultation Board follows up the Organization’s initiatives and programs.
Members/CompositionBoard of Directors: Chairman, the Minister of Education - Secretary-General - a Deputy Secretary-General - a Technical Secretary

Consultaion Board : It composed by 10 Committees.

Committees or Sub-CommitteesCommittee for Education - Committee for Exact, Natural and Social Sciences - Committee for the man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) - SubCommittee for the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) - Committee for Culture - Committee for Information and communication - Technical Committee for the mexican participation in the Convention to protect the Worldwide Cultural and Natural Heritage of UNESCO - Committee "Memory of the World" - Regional Committee for the South East (Oaxaca, Veracruz, Chiapas, Yucatan, Quintana roo, Tabasco, Campeche) - Regional Committee for the North (Tamaulipas, Coahuila and Nuevo Leon - other States involved: Durango, Chihuahua, san Luis Potosi)
Committees/Sub-Committees Details
Number of Committees or Sub-Committees10
Sub-committee Topics[X] Education
[X] Science
[X] Social Sciences
[X] Culture
[X] Communication
[X] Other
Interaction with UNESCO and National Commissions