Experts meetings on National Preventive Mechanisms in Mexico

Thursday, February 15, 2007

07 March, and 28 March 2007
Mexico City
Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Mexico, in association with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the APT
The meetings aim to define the structure of the national preventive mechanism, which must be established by Mexico by 22 June 2007 according to the OPCAT.  
Main Activities:
The meetings are part of a two-year consultation process consisting of seminars in different parts of the country (link to seminar conclusions attached). Background papers will be prepared on the following issues: the NPM and access to information, the NPM and individual complaints, proposals on the structure of the NPM in Mexico.
Contact Person: Claudia Gerez, APT Americas Programme Officer