San Jose, 6 September 2022 (TDI): The Mesoamerican states held a hybrid conference under the “Mesoamerica Integration and Development Project”.

The partner states and presidential commissioners held the 3rd Committee meeting under Mexico and Costa Rica’s presidency.

Mesoamerica Integration and Development Project is commonly known as “Proyecto Mesoamerica” in Latin America. It is a regional organization established to initiate traditional aid to support each other, South-South Cooperation, and continental integration.

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The member states include Costa Rica, Belize, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Panama, and Mexico.

Third Executive Committee Meeting

The Third Executive Committee of Proyecto Mesoamerica happened on 6 September 2022. It comes to notice that the Secretary-General of the Central American Integration System (SICA), Werner I. V. Torres participated in the conference.

The Secretary-General of SICA, Torres supported the mechanisms of Proyecto Mesoamerica. There was a discussion on the Second Semester of 2022 the organization. The discussion also focused on the agenda for the “XVII Summit of the Tuxtla Dialogue”.

The Secretary-General of SICA also added the assurance for the support of work under the Mesoamerican Project. He also added that this platform is a waypoint for strengthening cooperation and dialogue in Latin America.

Participation of Colombia

Colombia is a member state of the Mesoamerican Project and has a major contribution to its regional cooperation. The Director of Regional Coordination and Integration of the Foreign Ministry of Colombia also took part in the Third Executive Committee meeting.

Mexico’s Contribution

The Mexican government and the organization of the “Mexican Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AMEXCID)” also participated in the conference. Mexico is also a major contributor and provides aid to the organization through AMEXCID.

The members of the AMEXCID, including Gloria S. Salas and Lidia F. Cea we’re part of the conference. They also emphasized the importance of the Mesoamerican Project.