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Claudia Ruiz Massieu Salinas is a Mexican lawyer, politician and diplomat and currently Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico.
Prior to this she was the Secretary of Tourism (2012-2015) and Coordinator of Human Rights and Transparency in President Enrique Peña Nieto’s transition team. She has a long track record as an elected representative, having served as a Federal Deputy in the Mexican Congress from 2003 to 2006 and from 2009 to 2012. She has also served as Coordinator of Planning, Development and Institutional Innovation in the Attorney General’s Office and as Coordinator of Advisers to the Executive Secretariat of the National Security System and the Federal Ministry of Public Security at the start of then President Felipe Calderón’s six-year term.
Claudia Ruiz Massieu Salinas has carried out teaching and research at the Institute of Legal Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and Anáhuac University and has published articles in El Universal newspaper, as well as in Examen and Confluencia XXI magazines in Mexico. She holds a degree in Law from the Ibero-American University and a master’s in Comparative Public Policy from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO), and has studied Constitutional Law and Political Science at the Centre for Political and Constitutional Studies in Madrid, Spain.