Presentation on theme: "“International Conference on Pioneer of the Millennium Development Goals: Ataturk Achieving the MDGs 8: Best practices of El Salvador on partnership for."— Presentation transcript:
“International Conference on Pioneer of the Millennium Development Goals: Ataturk Achieving the MDGs 8: Best practices of El Salvador on partnership for development H.E. Mr. Carlos E. Garcia Gonzalez Ambassador Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations Vice-President of the Commission for Social Development Hoboken,19 April 2013
Social Violence in El Salvador in a post-conflict context: internal & external causes Civil war (1980-1992) Post-conflict situation Poverty Institutional weaknesses Social exclusion – inequity Violence against Women Economics' models /structural Negative effects of international migration: Youth gang’s – Maras Demographic trends: youth/elderly
International Organized Crime Illicit drugs Small arms & light weapons Economic & Financial crisis Corruption Money laundering
Institutional response from a creative perspective Strengthening National Institutions And Leadership Global partnership for development MDG’s 8 Civil society participation
The MCC projects benefited approximately 900,000 people. 84% of beneficiaries are first-time farmers of fruits and vegetables. 4,400 livestock farmers received technical assistance and technology, resulting in about $94 million in sales. The first compact gave access to public services like water and electricity to many communities. Approximately $57 million of new private investment was attracted to the area. Accomplishments of El Salvador’s First MCC Compact
The Northern Highway, a transportation and connectivity project valued at $278 million, covered a distance of 138 miles, from the city of Metapán in the Northwest to Anamorós in the Eastern end of El Salvador. Prior the building of this highway, the northern territories were excluded from the development policies of El Salvador, hindering the communities’ possibilities to communicate, accessing markets and transporting their goods.
Empowerm ent of Women Public policies Eliminating Violence Against Women