IAPA delegation to meet with President Daniel Noboa in Ecuador

  • Source: IAPA
  • March 19, 2024

"An international delegation from the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) is traveling this week to Ecuador to meet with President Daniel Noboa, among other authorities, journalists, and media representatives, to address the situation of press freedom in the country. President Noboa will sign the Chapultepec and Salta declarations, committing to guaranteeing press freedom and freedom of expression in his country.

According to the Chapultepec Index, an annual barometer of the IAPA measuring press freedom in 22 countries in the Americas, Ecuador falls into the category of 'high restriction' in the dimension of violence and impunity. 'In this context,' the study highlights, 'the exercise of journalistic work becomes an almost heroic task'."

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