Mexico celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Montevideo Consensus

MEXICO CITY, 16 August – Mexico celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Montevideo Consensus on Population and Development, considered the most advanced intergovernmental agreement ever approved in Latin America and the Caribbean.

In a press release issued by the Ministry of the Interior that is circulating today on social networks, Mexico believes that consensus is the most advanced tool in the world regarding sexual and reproductive rights.

The celebration included a session organized by the National Population Council (Konabu) at the headquarters of the aforementioned secretariat, managed by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Human Rights, Population and Immigration, Alejandro Encinas.

Rodríguez, who endorsed the commitment to achieving the goals set in the theme.

He highlighted the holistic approach of the Montevideo Consensus by restoring several ECLAC guidelines in relation to the promotion of equality and a fundamental ethical principle

It is development with fairness and equality for all people.

“It was a rethinking of the social policies of the government of Mexico where it is not just about channeling important public and social investments to tackle inequality,” he said.

The Secretary General of Kunabo, Gabriela Rodriguez, highlighted the presentation of the findings of the second national report on the implementation of the Montevideo Consensus.

For her part, the head of the National Institute for Women, Nadine Gasman, confirmed that people are the most important thing for the Fourth Transformation government, and that the main concern is bridging the gaps.

It undermines the full exercise of human rights, in particular the right to equality and non-discrimination.

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