UNESCO has launched a Global Toolkit for Judicial Actors on International Legal Standards on Freedom of Expression, Access to Information and Safety of Journalists. The Toolkit serves as an essential training resource for judicial actors on international standards and regionals frameworks, jurisprudence and norms pertaining to freedom of expression and related issues.

This new Toolkit builds upon two previous UNESCO publications for the Judiciary, focused on Latin America and Africa, which were produced with a strong engagement of judicial actors, including national judicial training institutions from those regions. The Toolkit provides a global overview of the theoretical and practical understanding of key issues related to the right to freedom of expression, and its contemporary legal challenges, especially in the digital age.

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