Secretary-General Welcomes Comprehensive Development Plan to Address Causes of Human Mobility in Central America

from UN Secretary-General
Published on 20 Jun 2019 View Original


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General welcomes the Comprehensive Development Plan that translates the efforts spearheaded by Mexico to respond to the fundamental causes of human mobility coming from Central America and to guarantee access to asylum for those in need of international protection in close collaboration with the Governments of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.

The Secretary-General expresses his appreciation for the invitation that the Government of Mexico has extended for agencies, funds and programmes to support the implementation of the Comprehensive Development Plan elaborated together with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and humanitarian and protection responses.

The United Nations reiterates its commitment to support the coordinated action of all agencies, funds and programmes to ensure the implementation of the plan in close collaboration with the four countries involved.

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