Diplomatic relations between the European Union and Mexico date back to 1960. The Delegation was officially established in Mexico in 1989. The Delegation is categorised as a diplomatic mission and officially represents the EU in Mexico and it is one of over 140 offices that represent the EU worldwide.
What we do
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 based on the EU-Mexico Economic Partnership, Political Coordination and Cooperation Agreement (‘Global Agreement’) and help to fulfill the objectives of the Strategic Partnership.
- To represent the EU before the Mexican authorities.
- To inform the Mexican public about developments within the EU and to explain and defend EU policies.
- To promote and defend the values and interests of the EU.
- 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.
Structure of the Delegation
- Head of Delegation.
- Deputy Head of Delegation.
- Political, Press and Information Section.
- Trade Section.
- Cooperation Section.
- Administration Section.