Miami (May 19, 2014)—Catalina Botero, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, is to speak tomorrow (Tuesday) on "access to public information" in a webinar of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) in which Latin American journalists will be participating.
Botero, whose remarks are scheduled for 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (Miami time) tomorrow, will address the scope and limitations of the right to access to information in the inter-American system of protection of human rights. To sign up free of charge please go tohttp://bit.ly/1sXFZb0.
This webinar, which will be held only in Spanish, is part of a series of virtual presentations designed by the IAPA to mark the 20th anniversary of the Declaration of Chapultepec and its principles concerning freedom of the press and of expression. The webinars are being held each Tuesday beginning this month and will be continued until the IAPA General Assembly in October.
This IAPA Press Institute's Digital Center training initiative has the support of the James McClatchy Fund of California's San Francisco Foundation.
The IAPA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the defense and promotion of freedom of the press and of expression in the Americas. It is made up of more than 1,300 print publications from throughout the Western Hemisphere and is based in Miami, Florida. For more information please go to http://www.sipiapa.org.