Migration affairs committees of PARLACEN and Mexico addressed reforms to the regional parliamentary council on migration
In a work meeting of the International Relations Comission and Migration Issues of the Central American Parliament on June 22, the Presidency of the Committee on Migration Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies, Congress of the Union of Mexico, participated in the Chamber's Courtesy to address the topic of the Regional Parliamentary Council on Migration (COPAREM).
Moreover, the Permanent Observer Deputy for Mexico to the Regional Organ, the Honorable Deputy (DH) Karina Rojo, intervened to hold a working meeting via videoconference, to discuss the reforms issues of COPAREM.
She also referred to the fact that the Tourism Commission carried out a Webinar, which she described as a very successful trial of the Digital Parliament, which must be built to be closer to the population: namely hearing their voices and needs as well as transforming them into Resolutions and Draft Framework-Laws, thus, giving people the PARLACEN they deserve.
Its President, HD Julieta Kristal Vences Valencia; the PARLACEN Observer for Mexico, HD Karina Rojos and Dr. Andrea Rodríguez participated in this meeting on behalf of the Congress of the Union of Mexico. On behalf of PARLACEN the President of the International Relations and Migration Issues Committee, HD Daniel Ortega Reyes; HD Vice President Mirtala López; the Secretary of the HD Commission Dorindo Cortez; the Secretary of the Commission Elizabeth Plata and the adviser Dr. Roberto Matheu; as well as its members HD Carlos Guzmán, HD Tony Raful and Erick Rodas took part in the discussion.
The main objective of COPAREM's statutes reform is that the Congresses and Legislative Assemblies of each of the signatory countries are able to follow up on the issue Migrant's Rights Defence, explained HD Daniel Ortega Reyes, President of the PARLACEN International Relations and Migration Affairs Comission.
“Through COPAREM it is intended to advance together with the different Congresses to produce a normative legal framework that regulates, protects and defends the Human Rights of Migrants” - he emphasized.
The of COPAREM's statutes reform will considerably strengthen national legislation on the issue of migration. COPAREM is made up of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, the Dominican Republic and PARLACEN. Its purpose is to contribute to the elaboration and application of a legal framework on migration matters in defence of Human Rights.