Canada, Mexico and the United States share a close relationship based on shared values ​​and priorities. We recognize that by working together as North America, we can bring new ideas and energy to the hemisphere, and we are committed to invigorating the way we together address the issues of our time. As three like-minded countries, we affirm our strong commitment to democratic principles and intend to cooperate closely to uphold multilateralism and the rules-based international order, uphold the rule of law, promote inclusive growth , investing in community development, protecting and promoting human rights, advancing gender equality, strengthening democracy at home, and inspiring democratic development around the world. We have worked together to end the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to create the conditions for equitable growth and to strengthen North American competitiveness. At today’s meeting of North American foreign ministers in Los Angeles, our three countries pledge to further strengthen our deep partnership and continue to work together in support of peace. and prosperity in the world.

We reaffirm our support for Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, and condemn Russia’s unprovoked invasion of its sovereign and democratic neighbor in violation of international law. Canada, Mexico and the United States have repeatedly condemned the civilian deaths resulting from Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine and declared the importance of upholding international law, including the Charter of United Nations. We also underscore the urgent need to enable and facilitate the rapid and unhindered passage of humanitarian relief to civilians in need. These are principles that underpin our rules-based order. We affirm the need to ensure accountability before the competent national and international courts for the crimes committed, without exception, and support the work of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine created by the Human Rights Council. We are united in our continued support for the people of Ukraine. We also express our commitment to work together to support those around the world suffering from the global impacts of this invasion, especially vulnerable populations who are currently experiencing greater food and economic insecurity.

Our coordinated responses to Russian aggression against Ukraine, including calls for a diplomatic channel, demonstrate the importance of North American solidarity. We call on the Russian Federation to immediately withdraw all its military forces and equipment from within Ukraine’s internationally recognized borders and return to the path of dialogue and diplomacy. Canada,

Mexico and the United States — as close hemispheric partners and friends — are committed to further strengthening our relationship, which is essential to our collective security and prosperity.

We reaffirm our commitment to tackle the root causes of irregular migration and poverty and to invest in the region – prioritizing development cooperation to create economic opportunities for all. In particular, the three governments are united in their efforts to invest in initiatives that directly benefit the most marginalized communities. We support multilateral efforts to develop value chains and physical infrastructure in the Americas that will generate jobs and equitable growth. We recognize that addressing irregular migration in the region requires a coordinated approach, and we support the Regional Conference on Migration, the Comprehensive Regional Protection and Solutions Framework and the vision of the Global Compact on Migration.

We celebrate our region’s tradition of welcoming refugees and migrants, and we recognize the positive contributions of refugees and migrants to the socio-economic development of their host communities. We commend the sustained efforts of states in our hemisphere to ensure safe, orderly and regular migration by welcoming refugees, providing regular migration channels, promoting local economic and social integration, facilitating voluntary return and supporting the reintegration of returnees. We remain committed to collectively harnessing the benefits of migration while addressing its challenges in countries and communities of origin, transit, destination and return.

We pledge to continue our cooperation to support and strengthen the democratic process in Haiti, including through our collective efforts to promote an inclusive and Haitian-led political path. We are also committed to working closely with the United Nations and other regional partners to promote peaceful, just and sustainable growth throughout the hemisphere.

We reaffirm our commitment to protect human rights, in particular for members of vulnerable and historically marginalized communities, such as LGBTQI+ and Two-Spirit communities, and Afro-descendant communities, as well as the rights of indigenous peoples. We also underline the importance of individual freedom of expression and freedom of the media, and advocate together to fight against impunity and inequality.

We collectively commit to take bold, swift and coordinated action to address the climate crisis. Climate change threatens our economies and communities, especially those that are vulnerable and underserved. As we strive to address the climate crisis, we recognize the tremendous opportunity to build back better, create well-paying, reliable jobs in ever-growing markets, and position North America as a leader. world of clean energy solutions.

As partner countries in promoting development in the Americas, we reaffirm our commitment to advancing feminist approaches, eliminating structural and indirect barriers for women, girls, and marginalized people, and integrating gender perspectives. in our common priorities. We continue to advocate for feminist approaches for a more effective, fair, relevant and accountable United Nations in support of the Sustainable Development Goals.

We recognize the integral place of Indigenous peoples in North America and their contributions to the diversity and richness of our culture and society. We recognize that cultural diversity and linguistic plurality are part of the heritage of humanity, which is why we place great value on the historical and cultural heritage of the indigenous communities of the region.

By recognizing the historic legacy to Indigenous communities, our vision aims to achieve real progress towards reconciliation and a renewed relationship based on respect, truth, cooperation, partnership and recognition of the rights of Indigenous peoples. We reiterate our unwavering commitment to ensuring that Indigenous rights, interests and aspirations are recognized in decision-making. We intend to work together, in partnership with the Indigenous peoples of our three countries, to achieve our goals of safety, security, well-being, socio-economic development and empowerment of all Indigenous peoples. We also recognize that ending violence against Indigenous women and girls requires a holistic, multidimensional and multisectoral approach.

During our meeting today, we also discussed planning for the next North American Leaders’ Summit in Mexico in December.

We look forward to our increased cooperation in the years to come.

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