XVII Summit of the Pacific Alliance will be held next week in Mexico

November 18, 2022.- The XVII Summit of the Pacific Alliance -bloc made up of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru-, will take place in Mexico City, next Friday, November 25, headed by the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador. The meeting will be attended by the representatives of the Candidates for Member State, Ecuador and Costa Rica, as well as representatives of Canada, Korea and Singapore in their capacity as Candidates for Associated State of the mechanism.

During the summit, Mexico will hand over to Peru the pro tempore presidency, which it will occupy from January 1, 2023. Mexico assumed the pro tempore presidency of the Pacific Alliance on January 26, 2022, at the Bahía Málaga-Buenaventura Summit in Colombia.

The preparatory agenda will begin on November 21 and 22 with the meeting of the National Coordinations at the headquarters of the Mexican Foreign Ministry; where, likewise, the meeting of the High Level Group (HLG) will take place on November 23.

The Council of Ministers, made up of ministers of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade from the four countries, as well as the Council of Finance Ministers, will also hold meetings prior to the meeting of the presidents, headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard, the Minister of Economy, Raquel Buenrostro and the Minister of Finance, Rogelio Ramírez de la O.

In parallel, the VIII meeting of the Free Trade Commission will be held, the Business Council Summit of the Pacific Alliance (CEAP Spanish acronym) and the presentation of the book “The Pacific Alliance Facing its Second Decade”.