The cooperation agreement signed
today between the Foreign Ministry and CONATRIB is designed to strengthen the
rule of law by helping people to understand Mexican and international law,
thereby ensuring the right to due process and access to justice for all people,
regardless of their nationality or place of residence.
To achieve this goal, the agreement
provides for reciprocal training through seminars, conferences and workshops,
such as the Workshop on International Procedural Cooperation.
This year, the Foreign Ministry will
give nine courses on international procedural cooperation to Mexico City judges
and will hold regional workshops in San Luis Potosi, Guadalajara, Monterrey and
In her remarks, Foreign Secretary Ruiz
Massieu said, “The agreement is a timely example of how different agencies can
and should work together in a coordinated fashion, joining forces with the
shared goal of serving those who are the bosses of us all: the citizens of