The premises of the Legislative Power hosted the ceremony for the accountability and delivery of the Declaration of the 12th Parliament of Girls and Boys of Mexico, in which the Yucatan delegation of child legislators from the five federal electoral districts participated.
This 12th Parliament took place in May of this year at the Congress of the Union and was attended by girls and boys from across the country who worked on proposals aimed at protecting their rights.
During the ceremony, the President of the Board of Government and Political Coordination of the State Congress, Deputy Víctor Hugo Lozano Poveda, recognized the talent of the participants in this Parliament, which allows the opinions of children to be heard in order to take them into account for decisions that impact the well-being of society. He also thanked the National Electoral Institute for providing a platform for their expression.
He also announced that in the near future, in coordination with the Yucatan State Human Rights Commission (CODHEY), the First Children’s Parliament will be held, where he assured that the proposals developed will complement those presented today by the Yucatan delegation of child legislators. He extended an invitation to them to exchange opinions.
In his speech, Luis Guillermo de San Denis Alvarado Díaz, member of the Local Executive Board of the National Electoral Institute in Yucatan, explained that as part of its national civic education strategy, the National Electoral Institute has several projects aimed at building citizenship, strengthening democratic values, and fostering citizens’ interest in this democratic system that allows us to defend rights and the participation of everyone.
At the end of the protocolary event, the document containing the Declaration of the 12th Parliament was handed over to Deputy Víctor Hugo Lozano Poveda, and then the girls and boys, along with their families, were given a tour of the Plenary of the State Congress.