Mexico appears for the first time at a hearing before the Committee on Enforced Disappearances today and tomorrow, by the disappearance of the 43 students in Iguala.
In Geneva, the UN Committee will assess the situation of Mexico in this area, being the first time that the Committee considers the Mexican case.
The public meeting will include members of the UN Committee who will begin a constructive dialogue with the delegation of the Mexican government headed by the Under Secretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo.
“We’re going to Geneva prepared to answer all the questions they ask to us,” Robledo said.
At the meeting, besides members of civil society, some of the parents of missing students of Ayotzinapa also participate.
Composed by ten independent human rights experts of different nationalities, the Committee monitors the implementation of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance.