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Max Trejo Cervantes is a Mexican entrepreneur and the current Secretary-General of the Ibero-American Youth Organization (OIJ).

Before that, he served as Deputy Secretary-General of the Organization for three years. He has worked in international, academic, public and private settings.

Mr. Trejo Cervantes has had an outstanding career spanning more than 10 years in the field of international cooperation. Since 2005, he has helped to build the Ibero-American space and to put young people on the region’s political agenda. From 2007 to 2012 he served as adviser to the former Secretary-General of the Ibero-American Secretariat, Enrique V. Iglesias.

He has extensive professional experience of youth issues. He is a member of various youth leadership networks in Latin America and was awarded the Mexican National Youth Award in 2009. His entrepreneurial spirit, diplomatic skills, political vocation and dedication have all played a part in the design and implementation of solutions to the political, economic and social challenges faced by young people around the region, solutions based on the principles of social equality, leadership, versatility and innovation.

He graduated in law from Anáhuac University and received commendations from the foreign universities where he studied, including the University of Santiago de Compostela. He was awarded a master’s degree in Political Action, Institution-Building and Citizen Participation by the Francisco de Vitoria University and is currently preparing a PhD in government, administration and public policy at the Ortega y Gasset University Institute.

Max Trejo Cervantes
Secretary-General of the Ibero-American Youth Organization (OIJ)

Max Trejo Cervantes

Secretary-General of the Ibero-American Youth Organization (OIJ).