Resource centre: Regional and international conventions

There are a number of important international agreements, declarations and other instruments, which guide our work and that of free expression activists around the world.

Overview of African human rights conventions and frameworks

Provision relevant to freedom of expression: ARTICLE 27: State Parties shall commit themselves to: . . . (8) Promoting freedom of expression, in particular freedom of the press and fostering a ...

Section 2 deals with freedom of media and code of ethics.