A convention to provide training to raise awareness of the human rights
of the indigenous population was signed in El Mezquital, Durango. Another goal
will be to help address the complaints received by CNDH and to give impetus to
implementing the recommendations, precautionary measures and decisions of
The cooperation agreement was signed
by the Interior Ministry, the National Human Rights Commission and the National
Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples.
Foreign Secretary Claudia Ruiz
Massieu signed as witness of honor, given that one of the convention’s goals is
to address the human rights recommendations and rulings of international
More than 3,000 representatives of
Mexico’s indigenous population attended the signing ceremony, as well as Interior
Secretary Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong, the National Ombudsman, Luis Raúl González
Pérez, and CDI Director Nuvia Mayorga Delgado.