Luz del Carmen Godínez González, appointed by the State Congress as the new head of the State Human Rights Commission of Jalisco (CEDHJ), affirmed that It will seek to bring dependency closer to all people and that it be with open doors.
“First of all, we know that the Commission faces great challenges, let me come, get to know; We’ll talk more closely.”
“First of all, we know that the Commission faces great challenges, let me come, get to know; We’ll talk more closely. If building a Commission close to the people, a Commission that can attend to the needs that people feel cared for and that seeks at all times to be a guarantor of the rights of all people, ”he said.
Questioned about things like the crisis over missing persons, Godínez González asked for time to learn more and address the matter; He stated that one must be sensitive to the victims and support them so that all their human rights are guaranteed.
“I know what the law and the regulatory framework establishes, but let me come, we know and we will gladly talk. I know the structure, the situation and the great challenges that we have as Jalisco residents; We all experience violations of human rights and I know that it is a great challenge that we are going to take on together. Seek that the State Human Rights Commission be an autonomous Commission, but above all a guarantor of rights, that is close to everyone and that everyone can approach it, ”he added.
Regarding the autonomy of the CEHDJ, the next head said that It will work hand in hand with civil society and open to dialogue with all social actors. Godínez González will assume the presidency of the Commission from next August 2.
Civil organizations question designation
The Justice Center for Peace and Development (CEPAD) warned that the appointment of Luz del Carmen Godinez González does not comply with the call that establishes that the candidates must not have held a position within the public administration during the two years prior to the appointment. designation day
They stressed that this year she still held the position as head of department in the Government of Guadalajara.
“Although there was an opportunity for it to be a democratic, public, transparent and citizen process. There was not enough will to make it so. The Law was used in an instrumental way to continue with the agreed agreements”, they referred in their position.
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