Freedom of Expression


Call for inputs

Joint Visit to Mexico


October 19th, 2017
The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Opinion and Expression, David Kaye, and the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Edison Lanza, are collecting information in preparation for their joint visit to Mexico, to be held from November 27 to December 4, 2017.
Following the established practice, the Special Rapporteurs call upon civil society organizations and other interested parties to submit information that they consider relevant for their consideration in preparation for this visit, such as:

·         Recent information, analytical reports and proposals from civil society on violence against journalists and the issue of impunity in Mexico.

·         Information on policies, programs and legal frameworks on access to public information and broadcasting.

·         Information on progress and challenges for the exercise of freedom of expression in the digital age.

·         Priority issues or concerns and situations that deserve the attention of Special Rapporteurs.

·         Contact information for organizations and representatives of civil society who wish to meet with the Special Rapporteurs.


Please send the information by November 3, 2017 to [email protected] and [email protected]. The information can be sent in English or Spanish and must not be longer than 5 and 10 pages. If you know of relevant reports, please include or provide a link to the document online. Please indicate "2017 Joint Visit to Mexico" in the email header.