On November 10-11  the First Regional Conference on Academic Freedom in the Americas will take place in Monterrey, Mexico. The event is  organized by the Coalition for Academic Freedom in the Americas and hosted by Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico. The conference will provide an overview of academic freedom concerns in the region and an assessment of available tools to address them, including an analysis of how the IACHR’s Inter-American Principles on Academic Freedom and University Autonomy can be used to create further protections for academic freedom.

The event also marks the release of Free to Think 2022, SAR’s report on attacks on the global higher education sector. The report will be formally released at the conference on November 10.

The event will include Spanish and English translation.  Those interested in the topic are wellcome to join online