The recent energy reform in Mexico offers a unique opportunity to enhance bilateral cooperation between Mexico and Canada in this area, with the aim of boosting prosperous, inclusive low carbon energy sectors.

Both countries agreed to involve the participation of major federal and state agencies, companies and institutions. The aim is to develop good industry practices for a safe, responsible, low-emission hydrocarbon industry during the energy transition. 

Mexico and Canada will expand international cooperation for sustainable development. It was agreed to form a common front against threats to the environment, protect human rights and promote social and financial inclusion.

These efforts will be made at the regional level, through organizations such as the Organization of American States, and internationally, through cooperation in multilateral institutions such as the UN and the G20. 

“At the federal level, we will continue to share our experiences in promoting the participation of indigenous communities in the energy sector. We will also promote cooperation in science, technology and innovation, and new partnerships between the academic institutions of Mexico and Canada in the search for low emission energy solutions”.

Indigenous peoples

Mexico and Canada agreed to share more information on how on how to improve the health and prosperity of its indigenous peoples.

To increase prosperity and improve equality in both countries, cooperation will be deepened to promote the security of both countries, including closer ties between public safety agencies and greater cooperation in areas related to peacekeeping, humanitarian assistance, emergency preparedness, border management and consular cooperation.

“We will work together on initiatives to build capacity in judicial reform, the fight against corruption, human trafficking, crime prevention, access to information and open government”: Joint Statement.