The government has a strong commitment to the
welfare and progress of the 40 million Mexicans aged 17 or less.
During the installation of the National System of Integral
Protection for Children and Adolescents, President Enrique Peña Nieto announced
the new starting point, “For our children to live in a better country”:
Program for the Integral Protection of Children and Adolescents will be
Information System on Children and Adolescents will be created in order to have
the first broad, systematic, reliable database to assess public policies
devoted to the development of this important demographic group.
There will be
full coordination between the National System of Integral Protection of
Children and Adolescents and other government and national systems.
A package of
initiatives will be submitted to amend various laws, in order to bring them into
line with the highest international standards of the General Law on the Rights
of Children and Adolescents.
With these priorities for 2016, our country is
advancing the cause of its children and adolescents.