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Mexico star of Foro Latinoamericano C-40

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Mexico
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Politics
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By Karina Giorgenello
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The city of Buenos Aires hosted the First Latin American Forum of Mayors C40, which launched a comprehensive program of actions and institutional mechanisms at the regional level in order to cope with climate change

Distinguished Mexican officials were part of the Foro Latinoamericano C-40 made in Argentina. During this Mayors Agreement between the Mayor of the City of Buenos Aires, Mauricio Macri and even the Federal District of Mexico, Miguel Angel Mancera, with the aim of combating corruption and climate change was signed. Also this Forum was attended by former president of Mexico, Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, which also joined the participation of the Ambassador of Mexico to Argentina, Fernando Castro Trentino, consolidating a new strategy that prioritizes structural policy changes medium environment.

The mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Angel Mancera, announced the Declaration of Intent of a City Bus Clean and Declaration of Latin American Cities on the Covenant of Mayors.

Former President of Mexico Felipe Calderon was also one of the main speakers at the event, which was held in La Usina del Arte, and spoke of the importance of overcoming the "false dilemma" facing economic growth, combating climate change.

traslation: Belén Zapata