The San Diego Committee on Foreign Relations, an affiliate of the American Committees on Foreign Relations (www.acfr.org), held a reception and dinner March 18 at the RSF Golf Club.
Guest speaker at the event was Remedios Gómez Arnau, Consul General, Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego.
Remedios Gómez Arnau is “an experienced diplomat and an expert on migration and consular issues. She served as Consul General of Mexico in Atlanta from 2001 until January 2008 when she was appointed Consul General in San Diego by the Mexican President. Prior to Atlanta, she was Academic Secretary and Associate Researcher at the Center for Research on North America (CISAN) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), where her research interests included U.S. foreign policy and the Mexico-United States bilateral relationship.
“At the Ministry of Foreign Relations (SRE) she served as consultant to the Undersecretaries of North America during two presidential administrations. She was also Director of Consular Protection, Deputy Director of Consular Protection Studies, and Head of the Department of Political and Legal Affairs with the United States. She is the author of a book on the Consular Protection of Mexicans in the United States and of several articles on international issues.”
The San Diego Committee on Foreign Relations is a “non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting dialogue between local leadership and American foreign-policy makers.”
Photos by Jon Clark.