Building peace in the minds of men and women

Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information

Thu, 28 Sep - 10:30 to 13:00

Morning Session: Access to Information & UN Sustainable Development Goals

Francisco Javier Acuña Llamas

President of the Mexican Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection

Mr. Francisco Javier Acuña Llamas (Mexico) is the President of the National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Personal Data Protection, the main body in Mexico for ensuring the people’s right to access government information as well as personal data protection. Previously, he was Professor of Information Law at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He has authored several books and publications on matters related to electoral transparency, right to information, corruption and human rights.