cover image: Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (Argentina) | PROFILE 2022 MIGRATION


Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (Argentina) | PROFILE 2022 MIGRATION

29 Jan 2024

The role of local governments, not only in the management of migration at the local level, but also in realizing the urban dimensions of the 2030 Agenda, has been recognized in the New Urban Agenda at the Habitat III Conference in Quito (Ecuador), the Global Compact for Migration, and the Call to Local Action, to mention a few. [...] Competencies of the autonomous city of Buenos Aires Article 1 of the Constitution of the Argentine Nation (1994) states, “The Argentine Nation adopts for its government the federal republican representative form.” As Argentina is a republic, the Constitution establishes a division of powers between the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. [...] 13 The Secretariat for Citizen Development operates within the Office of the Deputy Chief of the Cabinet of the Buenos Aires City government and houses the Undersecretariat of Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism. [...] Migration governance: Examples of well-developed areas The principal function of the Undersecretariat for Emergencies, a subdivision of the Ministry of Justice and Security of the city of Buenos Aires, is to formulate and implement policies, plans, procedures, and methodologies for the monitoring and oversight of emergencies and to communicate them to the public. [...] The General Directorate of Children and Adolescents implements national and local guidelines for safeguarding and restoring the rights of children and adolescents, including the international Convention on the Rights of the Child, the national Law on the Comprehensive Protection of the Rights of Children and Adolescents (Law No.
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