Global Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico
María del Socorro Flores Liera has been a member of the Mexican Foreign Service since 1992, currently holding the Rank of Minister. Nowadays, she is Adviser for Climate Change Issues at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She has been posted in the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations in New York (1995–2000) and to the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the International Organisms in Vienna (2000–2001). Within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs she has occupied several posts in the Legal Advisor’s Office, the Vice Ministry for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights and the Mexican Foreign Service Commission. She also has worked as Head of the Liaison Office of the United Nations International Criminal Court in New York. She has been member of the Mexican Delegation in several international meetings. She also represented Mexico in the case “Avena and other Mexican citizens” before the International Criminal Court.She holds a Bachelor of Laws at the Iberoamerican University (Mexico City) and a Masters of Laws at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.