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April 16, 2019

Preventing corruption is one of the most important domestic policy priorities for Mexico and an important part of the bilateral relationship between Mexico and the United States.  In 2017, the Government of Mexico (GOM) launched the National Anti-Corruption System (NAS), a series of institutions and laws designed to prevent and sanction corruption. 

April 16, 2019

USAID supports Mexico’s goal to achieve net-zero deforestation by 2030 and meet its international climate commitments. Nearly half of Mexico is covered by forest – a total of 88 million hectares. Over 60 percent of Mexico’s forests is managed by communities with collective land tenure arrangements, such as ejidos, and the rest is on private and public lands.

April 16, 2019

USAID continues to improve the ability of the GOM to prevent, investigate, and prosecute human rights abuses, while strengthening civil society to hold the GOM accountable in this regard.

April 16, 2019

In 2008, the Government of Mexico (GOM), under increasing pressure from justice sector stakeholders and civil society networks, approved constitutional reforms mandating the nation-wide adoption of an adversarial criminal justice system.

April 16, 2019

Mexico has experienced significant increases in crime and violence in recent years, adversely affecting the country’s security and economic growth, with an especially detrimental effect on youth.

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