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ECLAC Will Present to Mexico a Proposal for the El Salvador-Guatemala-Honduras-Mexico Comprehensive Development Program

The conference, which will be led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, Alicia Bárcena, will take place next Monday, May 20, at Mexico’s National Palace.

17 May 2019|Announcement

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present to Mexico a proposal for the El Salvador-Guatemala-Honduras-Mexico Comprehensive Development Program, at a ceremony that will be led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, Alicia Bárcena.

The conference will take place next Monday, May 20, starting at 7:15 a.m. local time (GMT -5) at the National Palace of Mexico.

This initiative is the result of the mandate that ECLAC was given on December 1, 2018 by the Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico, to draft a comprehensive development plan with the aim of formulating a diagnosis and presenting recommendations to advance toward a new development pattern and give rise to a new vision regarding the complexity of migratory processes.

Members of the media are invited to watch the live transmission of this press conference via the Commission’s official website www.cepal.org.

What: Presentation to Mexico of a proposal for the El Salvador-Guatemala-Honduras-Mexico Comprehensive Development Program

Who:

  • H.E. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of Mexico
  • Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary
  • Marcelo Ebrard, Foreign Affairs Secretary of Mexico

When: Monday, May 20, 2019, 7:15 a.m. Mexico time (GMT -5)

Where: National Palace, Mexico City