COORDINATOR GENERAL

Cuauhtemoc Cardenas
Mr. Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano

Coordinator General of International Affairs

 

Born on May 1, 1934 in Mexico City.

In 1957, he graduated as a Civil Engineer from the National Engineering School of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

 

Political career

 

1976  Senator of the State of Michoacán by the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).
   
1980 Governor of the State of Michoacán by the PRI.
   
1986 As Governor of the State of Michoacán, he began his involvement in the "Democratic Current" movement of the PRI.
   
1987 Formed part of the National Democratic Front, a broad leftist partisan coalition.
   
1988 Presidential Candidate by the National Democratic Front.
   
1989 Founder and President of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD).
   
1994 Presidential Candidate by the National Democratic Alliance.
   
1995 President of the Foundation for Democracy, A.C.
   
1997 First Head of Government of the Federal District by the PRD, elected by popular vote.
   
2000 Presidential Candidate by the Alliance for Mexico.
   
2003 Vice President of the Socialist International.
   
2005 Called for the construction of a programmatic proposal for progressive politics expressed in the text entitled “A Mexico for All”.
   
2010 Wrote the book entitled “Sobre mis Pasos.”
President of the Organizing Committee of the Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the National Independence Movement and the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution.
   
2011 Was awarded with the Belisario Domínguez Medal of the Senate of the Republic of Mexico.
   
2012 Coordinator General of the International Affairs Office of Mexico City.