Lucina Jiménez has a PhD in Anthropological Sciences from the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM)-Iztapalapa. She is a specialist in cultural policies and sustainable development, arts education, cultural rights and culture of peace. She has been a member, since 2000, of the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policies and Cooperation at the University of Girona, Spain. Since 2011 she is Expert in Governance for Culture and Development at UNESCO Paris. In 2005 she was ratified by UNESCO as a member of the Group of Experts of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions for the period 2015-2017. In 2015, she was appointed Expert of the Culture Commission of the World Council of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) based in Barcelona, to advise the cities of Mexico, Mérida and Sinaloa in the implementation of the new Agenda21 Culture, whose approach are cultural rights and sustainable development at the local level. International consultant on cultural policies, culture and development for the AECID, the OEI, the Andrés Bello Agreement, UNESCO and the OAS, as well as for projects in Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Brazil, South Africa, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico , Spain and the United States.