Towards a new migrant culture in South America: Which will welcome, protect, nurture and integrate the migrant person as a subject bearing rights

Pedro Hernández is Director of the Department of International Migration in the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The initiatives concerning access to justice for migrants play an important role within the Governance of International Migrations. In Latin America, the South American Conference on Migration has laid the foundations for a New Culture of Migration through the Lima Declaration. The proposals and initiatives resulting from this Declaration were promoted in Chile through the implementation of bi-national Agreements for Cooperation on Migration and Consular Affairs, among other initiatives. Read paper