Jorge Sánchez Cordero

German bachelor’s. (Deutsches Abitur). Gabino Barreda Silver Medal awarded by the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Gold Medal awarded by the Government of Mexico as the best university student in the years of 1969/1974. Magna cum laude in his Juris Doctor dissertation. Ph.D. by Pantheon-Assas University (Paris II) in his dissertation with the mention très honorable avec la félicitation du jury. Silver Medal awarded by the Henri Capitant Association.


Legal practitioner and public notary in Mexico City. Judge at the Electoral Federal Court. Representative of the Government of Mexico in several diplomatic conferences.


Chair of the Mexican branch of the Henri Capitant Association. Member of the American Law Institute and Fellow of the European Law Institute. Member and Vice President of the Governing Council and Member of the Permanent Committee of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT). Member of the International Committee on Legal, Administrative and Financial Issues (ICLAFI) of the International Committee of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). Member of the Committee on Participation in Global Cultural Heritage Governance of the International Law Association. Member and former Vice President of the International Academy of Comparative Law.


Member and Vice President of the Governing Council of the International Association of Legal Science (UNESCO). Honorary Member of the Royal Spanish Academy of Honorary Academics for the Royal Academia of Legislation and Jurisprudence. Director of the Mexican Center of Uniform Law.


Author and editor of various books written and translated in different languages of several articles and essays published in Mexican and international reviews. Member of several editorial boards such as the International Journal of Cultural Property edited by Princeton University.