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Gabriela Cuevas

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Co-Chair, UHC2030 Steering Committee, Honorary President of Inter Parliamentary Union

Full Biography

Gabriela Cuevas Barron is the co-chair of the UHC2030 Steering Committee. She is also Co-Chair of The Lancet COVID-19 Commission’s Task Force on Humanitarian Relief, Social Protection, & Vulnerable Groups, and member of the Chatham House’s Universal Health Commission.  Active in politics since she was 15 years old, she has been Federal Member of Parliament three times and chaired the Foreign Relations Commission when she served as Senator in the Mexican Congress. In Mexico City, she got elected as Local Member of Parliament, Constituent Member of Parliament in the Constituent Assembly, and she served as Mayor of Miguel Hidalgo. In 2017, Gabriela Cuevas Barron became the youngest President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and is now Honorary President of the IPU.