Future US – MX Relations

A Conversation with the Consul General of Mexico                     on the Future Relations with the US

Consul General Dr. Emilio Rabasa Gamboa

MONDAY, MARCH 13 FROM 5:30 – 8:00PM

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Dr. Rabasa Gamboa was appointed by President Enrique Peña-Nieto as Consul General in Boston Massachusetts, assuming responsibilities from May 16th 2016.  In the Mexican Foreign Service he served as Mexico’s Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) since July 2013, to May 15th 2016.  In the public sector, he was Secretary General of the Mexican Social Security Institute, Director of the Inter-American Center for Social Security Studies and Secretary General of the Inter-American Conference on Social Security.  In the Ministry of Interior, he served as Undersecretary of Civil Protection, Prevention and Social Rehabilitation and previously was Director of Government and Technical Secretary of the Federal Election Commission.  In the National Human Rights Commission, he served as Legal Adviser to the Presidency.

Between 1998 and 2000 he served as Coordinator for the Dialogue and Negotiation in Chiapas as a representative of the Ministry of the Interior.

He was a professor and researcher at the Institute for Legal Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has taught at the Faculty of Law and Political and Social Sciences at UNAM, UAM, ITAM, Ibero-American University and at Mexico City Campus of the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education. He did graduate studies at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Cambridge, England, obtaining his Master’s Degree in Political Philosophy. He completed his PHD from the School of Law at UNAM.

He is the author of several books on Law and Policy and a columnist for several newspapers and magazines in Mexico.

Boston International invites you to a Chat with French Consul General Valéry Freland on November 28, 2016!


DateMonday, November 28, 2016
Time: 6PM to 7:30PM
Place: Residence of France
194 Brattle Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Tickets: Please purchase your $10 ticket at
https://chatwiththefrenchconsulate.eventbrite.com.  Tickets will include wine and light appetizers.

*Note: If you purchased a ticket for the prior date, please contact info@bostoninternational.org. for details on how to redeem a ticket or refund.  Thank you.*

About Consul General Valéry Freland:

Consul General Valéry Freland is an Alumni of the French Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and of the French Ecole Nationale d’administration (Class Leopold Sedar Senghor). He has a Master’s Degree in Law.

After a few years spent at the Audiovisual Council between 1994 and 1997, he entered the Department of International Cooperation at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development.  Upon graduating from the French Ecole Nationale d’Administration in 2004, he was appointed Foreign Affairs Advisor and was summoned to the Department of European Affairs to work as Editor.  Between 2007 and 2009, he served as Advisor for Audiovisual Media and Cultural Affairs at the Permanent Representation of France to the European Union in Brussels, during the French EU Presidency.

Back in Paris, he held office as Deputy Director of Audiovisual Media and Communication Technologies before being sent on assignment as Diplomatic Advisor to the Office of the French Minister of Culture and Communication, Frédéric Mitterrand (2009-2010).

In 2010, he was appointed as Advisor for Cooperation and Cultural Affairs and Director of the French Institute in Tunis.

Before taking office in the United States on September 1st, 2015, he had been performing the duties of Deputy Director of University and Cultural Cooperation and Research since 2013.

Boston International 2016 Summer Social

Boston International invites you to its Summer Social on Thursday, June 16 at 6PM!

After a quiet spring, Boston International invites you to join it as it relaunches its website and celebrates the beginning of summer! Please join us for a great opportunity to get to know our members and Board of Directors for a casual and fun evening of drinks at Cambridge Brewing Company.

Date: Thursday, June 16
Time: 6PM to 7:30PM
Place: Cambridge Brewing Company
1 Kendall Square
Building 100
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139