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Mr Héctor VASCONCELOS (Mexico)

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Senado de la República
MX - 06030 - México

Working language: English


In the political groups

In the Assembly

  • from 21/01/2019 to 21/01/2024 Representative - Mexico

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)


Last speeches

21/06/2023 | 20:42:26 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Migration, a word that is almost synonymous with history, is a fact of the relationship between countries and cultures, since homo salpiens started to migrate from East Africa around 70 thousand years ago. In recent decades there has been alarm about south-to-north migration around the world. But such alarm, sometimes hysteria, seems to ignore recognition of the historical fact of the migrant. Never, in any region of the world, has human... 28/04/2023 | 11:51:05 Mister President, In this session I will only outline one negative effect of digital media on young people. Paradoxically, the greatest technological progress humanity has ever witnessed has brought with it an unprecedented way of relating to the media, particularly for the new generations. What we are seeing is the abandonment of consumption of traditional print media – such as books, magazines, and newspapers – giving way to an increasingly overwhelmingly consumption of digital media on... 24/01/2023 | 17:55:17 Madam President,  Dear colleagues,  The theme we are debating this afternoon is the preservation of our values in the face of Russia's aggression against Ukraine in the context of the Reykjavik Summit. This is a question of defending the values of Western civilisation following on from the enlightenment. In other words, a belief in democracy, equality before the law, as well as individual freedom, both economic and political. But let us not forget that these values only became universal in... 13/10/2022 | 13:12:42 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2)   Mister President, Dear colleagues, In the context of the enormous tragedy of the war in Ukraine, I would like to bring to your attention Mexico´s proposal, stated last September, which, in my view, has been relegated by the international community. The initiative by Mexico´s President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, proposes the establishment of a truce, between the parts and in the battlefield, that would allow for the creation of a special... 28/04/2022 | 17:15:08 In Mexico, we are extremely aware of the risks and dangers threatening democracies throughout the world. We are aware of the flaws in some democratic systems that have affected certain segments of the population, and disappointment in these systems. We see the increase in anti-democratic and authoritarian regimes in various countries in Europe. In addition, the crisis in Ukraine is a colossal challenge for the survival of the very concept of democracy. This invasion of Ukraine with its many...


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