Omar de la Torre
As of January 1, 2016, he is the Secretary General of the Inter-American Conference on Social Security. He has extensive experience in Public Administration. He has worked in the Mexican government in various agencies: as Assistant Secretary to the President of the Republic; in the Secretariat of the Interior, as Head of the Migration Policy Unit and, during 2015, head of the Under-secretariat of Population, Migration and Immigration Affairs; he also served as Minister of ImmigrationAffairs at the Mexican Embassy in the United States. At IMSS, he served as Internal Communication Adviser to the General Directorate and Policy Coordinator of Care to the Right-holder.
In 2015, he held the Precidency Pro Tempore of the Regional Conference on Migration, reviving its usefulness as a mechanism to generate public policies in the North and Central American region. For the 2016-2019 period, he was appointed by the OECD as adviser on migration of the Working Party on Migration.
He holds a degree in Law by Universidad Anáhuac, and has Master degree studies in Political Science by the National Autonomous University of Mexico and in Public Administration by INAP, as well as a Diploma in Ideas and Institutions in Mexico by ITAM.