The Ibero-American Foreign Ministers concluded today the documents of the XXVIII Summit of Heads of State and Government, which will take place this Saturday in the Dominican Republic.
Dominican Foreign Minister Roberto Álvarez explained that the documents include a proposal for a Critical Path for Food Security, Inclusive and Sustainable in Ibero-America; the Ibero-American Environmental Charter, which contributes to protecting the habitat and the oceans, and the Charter of Principles and Rights in Digital Environments.
The II Quadrennial Action Plan for Ibero-American Cooperation, drawn up by those responsible for Cooperation of the countries of the Ibero-American Conference, was also approved. The document establishes the directives to promote compliance with the “Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda” of the United Nations.
Álvarez stressed that the Pro Tempore Secretariat organized 13 ministerial meetings and forums on essential issues for the region. In them, commitments included in the declarations that will be reflected in the Declaration of Santo Domingo were established.
“For the Dominican Government and people,” he said, “having coordinated the work of the Secretariat up to this Summit has been a valuable opportunity that has enriched our experience, the multilateral exercise, and diplomatic relations between our Ibero-American countries, which is reflected in the deliverable results”
For his part, the Ibero-American Secretary General, Andrés Allamand, considered that the Ibero-American Community demonstrates at the Santo Domingo Summit its full validity and capacity to generate agreements through consensus, propose answers to global problems and manage a useful cooperation system, as well how to forge alliances to join forces”.
With information from PL.