Secretariat of Social Development

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The Secretariat of Social Development (Spanish: Secretaría de Desarrollo Social; SEDESOL) is the government department in charge of social development efforts in Mexico. The Secretary of Social Development is a member of the Executive Cabinet, and is appointed at the discretion of the President of the Republic. SEDESOL aims to eliminate poverty through comprehensive, collectively responsible human development, achieve adequate levels of well-being with adjustment to government policies, and improvement through social, economic and political factors in rural and urban areas to enhance local organization, city development and housing.[1]

List of Secretaries of Social Development[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Reynoso, Sara. "Find out about Sedesol". Retrieved 28 November 2012. 


Reynoso, Sara. "Find out about Sedesol". Retrieved 28 November 2012.