Summit of the Americas and the management of the Migration and Development Pact: feasible?


  • José María Ramos García El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, México
  • Carlos Barrachina Lisón Instituto Mexicano de Estudios Estratégicos en Seguridad y Defensa Nacionales.



Governance, Summit of the Americas, migration policies


This article analyzes the importance and contributions of the Ninth Summit of the Americas

-hereinafter Summit- held in the city of Los Angeles, CA from June 6 to 10, 2022 and its impact on an agenda for a better management of migration and development in a post- pandemic context. Also, the reflection of the work is aimed at evaluating the feasibility of the implementation of the migration pact signed at the Summit based on the public policy approach. The methodology of the article is based on an analysis of the viability of the policies, considering the governance and public policy approaches. The analysis is based on the main elements considered in the viability of a policy, especially the financial dimension, management and the central categories of governance for results, in particular, coordination, incentives, planning and policy evaluation. The effects of migratory flows during the pandemic have also been complex and varied. For example, the closure of borders and the suspension of asylum processing in the United States has helped to slow the spread of the virus and reduce the risks associated with irregular migration.


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Author Biographies

José María Ramos García, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, México

Doctor en Ciencias Políticas y Sociología por el Instituto Universitario y de Investigación José Ortega y Gasset, Madrid, España y miembro del Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (SNI) Nivel II. Profesor – Investigador del Departamento de Estudios de Administración Pública, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte. ORCID ID:,

Carlos Barrachina Lisón, Instituto Mexicano de Estudios Estratégicos en Seguridad y Defensa Nacionales.

Doctor en Ciencias Políticas y Sociología en la Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) en España. Miembro del Sistema Nacional de Investigadores, con el Nivel 1. Institución de adscripción: Instituto Mexicano de Estudios Estratégicos en Seguridad y Defensa Nacionales (IMEESDN).


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How to Cite

Ramos García, J. M., & Barrachina Lisón, C. (2023). Summit of the Americas and the management of the Migration and Development Pact: feasible?. Política, Globalidad Y Ciudadanía, 9(18), 45.