2020 Edition of Online Course: international legal framework of freedom of expression, access to public information and journalists' protection

The course was designed for justice system operators in Latin America, particularly magistrates. It lasts six weeks and is completely free
The online course "International legal framework of Freedom of Expression, Access to Public Information and Protection of Journalists" is co-organized by UNESCO and the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

The course was designed for justice system operators in Latin America, particularly magistrates, judges, prosecutors, public defenders and members of Judiciary Power. In addition, students and proffessors in Judiciary Schools.

Registrations start on January 13th and close April 5th 2020 on this link: https://knightcenter.utexas.edu/es/webform/postulacion-para-el-curso-%E2%80%98marco-juridico-internacional-de-la-libertad-de-expresion%E2%80%99-del-20-

It lasts six weeks (from April 20th to May 31st of 2020) and on each of them one specific topic regarding freedom of expression is addressed. The course is entirely free and participants have the option to apply a certificate of participation.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 20.04.2020 00:00 local time
End 31.05.2020 23:55 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Canela De Souza Godoi, Guilherme
Contact c.gonzalez-fabeyro@unesco.org
Country Uruguay
City Montevideo
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event Spanish
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Article (in Spanish)
Link 2 Frequent Questions (in Spanish)
Link 3 Information (in Spanish)
Link 4