Mexico’s participation at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in India

On behalf of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the Secretary of Economy, Raquel Buenrostro, attended the G20.

NEW DELHI, India – Mexico is participating this September 9 and 10 in the 18th G20 Leaders’ Summit, scheduled to take place in New Delhi, India, under the theme “One Earth, One Family, One Future”.

On behalf of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the Secretary of Economy, Raquel Buenrostro, will convey a message from Mexico to the heads of state and government of the Group of 20, “seeking the adoption of specific commitments to coordinate a global response to the current challenges”.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) informed that the Mexican delegation also includes the Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs and Mexico’s G20 Sherpa, Carmen Moreno Toscano; the head of the Economic Intelligence Unit of the Ministry of Economy, Irais Barreto; the Director General of Policy Planning and G20 of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mexico’s sous-sherpa, Jennifer Feller; and the Director General of Heavy Industries and High Technology of the Ministry of Economy, Othón Valverde.

Mexico’s participation in the G20 Summit

During the Summit, G20 leaders will seek to adopt the New Delhi Declaration, in which Mexico has promoted relevant agreements to prioritize development and combat poverty and inequality.

Among these agreements are greater access to development financing on better terms; the formulation of accessible debt treatment schemes for middle-income countries; measures to guarantee food and energy security; the fulfillment of financing commitments for developing countries in the fight against climate change and safe and regular migration.

In addition, gender equality; combating trafficking in small arms and light weapons and international illicit drug chains, as well as the promotion of cooperation to stop trafficking in cultural property and prevent the appropriation of the living cultural heritage of indigenous peoples.

The SRE indicated that President López Obrador has recognized the need to promote the participation of African countries and, within this framework, instructed the Mexican delegation to support the request for the African Union to become a permanent member of the G20.

The Mexican Government will participate in the New Delhi Summit convinced that the role of emerging countries is fundamental to overcome the challenges the world faces, such as poverty and inequality”, said the Foreign Ministry.

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