Tonatiuh Magos

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Tonatiuh Magos is a Resource Mobilization and Advocacy Specialist in Latin America that has led organization’s engagement with governments, United Nations agencies and private sector.  

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Tonatiuh has participated in the development of policy process on children's rights protection, such as the implementation process of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Global Alliance to End Violence against Children or  the General Law on the Rights of Children and Adolescents In Mexico.

Current Work

Tonatiuh is the Mexico Project Lead for the project "Promoting the Rights of Children in the 2026 FIFA World Cup". His role involves working closely with the Mexican host cities and different stakeholders within the region to collaborate on the improvement of child rights' awareness, to develop child participation strategies and to implement opportunities for active child citizenship. 

Previous Experience

He has lectured conferences for national, local governments, NGOs and universities on eradicating all forms of violence against children. He is a member of several Humanitarian Research Groups, representing Central America and Mexico at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Helsinki, the National Institute of Public Health, and Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

He is an advisor of the Social Council at the Inter-American Development Bank, the System for The Comprehensive Protection of Children and Adolescents (SIPINNA) in Jalisco and the Board of the National Observatory for Recruitment of Children and Adolescents.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Physical Anthropology from the National School of Anthropology and History and diplomas on Advocacy for Early Childhood at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) and on Senior Management for Civil Society Organizations at United States Agency for International Development (USAID).