Improving Investigations of Missing Persons in Nuevo Leon.

Photo with members of USAID México, Ciudadanos en Apoyo a los Derechos Humanos, A.C. (CADHAC), Attorney General of the state of Nuevo León along with U.S. Consul General in Monterrey, Timothy Zuñiga-Brown and Director of USAID Mexico, Elizabeth Warfield.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its program EnfoqueDH, along with Citizens in Support of Human Rights, AC (CADHAC), and the Attorney General of the State of Nuevo Leon signed an agreement to provide technical assistance in the field of human rights. This collaboration among civil society and the governments seeks to provide tools for investigating cases of forced disappearances and search for missing persons. This memorandum aims to strengthen the capacities of human rights organizations and families of victims of forced disappearances in Nuevo Leon. Consul General in Monterrey, Timothy Zuñiga-Brown, and USAID Mexico director Elizabeth Warfield witnessed the ceremony. Ms. Warfield stressed the importance of involving all relevant actors in achieving long-term sustainable results and Mr. Zuñiga-Brown highlighted that forced disappearance is an issue important to everyone which we must work hand-in-hand to give an effective response to the victims and their families.