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Advancing Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Mexico: A Conversation with Nuvia Mayorga

Mexico has one of the largest and most diverse indigenous populations in Latin America. Although under the Constitution, indigenous peoples in Mexico have the rights to self-determination, the protection of indigenous people's rights varies from state to state. In order to better protect Mexico's indigenous population, in July 2003, the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples (CDI) was created with the mission to "guide, coordinate, promote, support, foster, monitor, and assess programmes, projects, strategies, and public actions to attain integral and sustainable development and full enjoyment of the rights of indigenous peoples and communities."

The Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to a conversation with Nuvia Mayorga Delgado, Director General of the CDI, to present the position of the Mexican Federal Government in relation to policies and progress in favor of indigenous peoples, and to discuss the work being done on behalf of indigenous communities in Mexico.

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