El Salvador participates in the first International Migration Review Forum

The Chancellor Alexandra Hill Tinoco, participates in the International Migration Review forum, during the General Debate at the United Nations, which is taking place from May 17 to 20, 2022.

In her speech, the Salvadoran diplomat acknowledges that the Global Compact for Migration represents a historic step to address the current risks and challenges of regional irregular migration from a shared responsibility approach.

The Chancellor of the Republic, Alexandra Hill, thanked the call of the General Assembly of the United Nations to carry out consultative processes with a view to examining the application of the (GCM) in the regions as a means of determining concrete actions that contribute to advancing towards the objectives of the Pact.

The forum is the main global intergovernmental platform for member states to assess and deliberate on the application of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration. In addition, the member countries also refer to sustainable development in a general debate.

 The event consists of four interactive panel discussions, a policy dialogue, and a plenary. The final result will be a Declaration of Progress agreed upon between the governments.

In addition, in the Resolution of the General Assembly, the Member States have agreed to review the progress achieved at the local, national, regional, and global levels in the implementation of the Global Compact on migration, through an approach led by the States and with the participation of its key actors.

The forum is chaired by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, Abdullah Shahid, who received, on May 16, the First Lady of the Republic, Gabriela de Bukele, to inaugurate nine breastfeeding rooms in the United Nations. United.

Abdullah Shahid praised First Lady Gabriela de Bukele for being a human rights defender and for her commitment to ensuring a caring environment for nursing mothers in the workplace.