Government promotes a national agreement and a proposal for 2030
The President asked the United Nations Organization to accompany the process to develop development plans with all social sectors. President Lenin Moreno announced that the phase of the national agreement is in progress, which seeks to overcome the dialogue stage in order to structure development plans with all sectors.
This phase will have the advice of the United Nations (UN), for which the President met on Tuesday, January 15 at the Government Palace with Arnaud Peral, coordinator of the United Nations system in Ecuador.
The Head of State stressed that the UN will accompany this process. “We will focus on the objectives with the plan that the United Nations has set for the world, called the 2030 Agenda. We are open to collaborating with that purpose in the part that corresponds to Ecuador,” he said.
Moreno recalled that a great process of dialogue was already done, which was the indicator to structure fundamental projects for the country, which are included in the development plan that will be applied until 2021 and that coincide with the UN agenda.
The great national agreement means that the decisions made jointly with all the actors of society will be binding in a way “that the government will fulfill it for the benefit of all,” Moreno said.
The President assured that he is willing to know the suggestions and receive the contributions of the international organization. Peral said, previously, that in the international arena the leadership of Moreno is recognized, who has promoted public policies that promote equality, in particular of people with disabilities.
In addition to support on pressing issues such as strengthening governance, including the fight against corruption. The UN 2030 Agenda contains 17 objectives that seek a just world, based on equitable and inclusive rights.
In addition, they call on development actors to work to promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth, social development and environmental protection. At the meeting, Moreno remarked that they had already asked the UN for assistance in auditing the 5 emblematic works of the previous regime that they had doubts about.
The findings were decisive to know the reality of the overpricing. “That valuable information was given to the Comptroller’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office so that the justice system can make its final decisions,” Moreno said. (I)