Research findings on the human rights situation of waste pickers in Mexico City will be released and discussed at a press conference. Tania Espinosa, WIEGO Focal City CDMX Coordinator, will present a WIEGO report on this research.
This is a joint partnership with Mexico City’s Human Rights Commission (Comisión de Derechos Humanos del Distrito Federal - CDHDF). The event will be hosted by the president of CDHDF, Nashieli Ramirez.
Panel discussion participants:
- Nashieli Ramírez, Presidenta de la Comisión de Derechos Humanos del DF
- Patricia Mercado, Senadora
- Soledad Aragón (head of Mexico City’s Secretary of Labor)
-Tania Espinosa, WIEGO Focal City Coordinator CDMX
In addition to members of the press and city officials, waste pickers who work with WIEGO’s Focal City project in Mexico City, as well as other informal workers (shoe shiners, street vendors and musicians) are invited.
Access the press release: 10 mil trabajadores voluntarios de limpia laboran en condiciones inhumanas: WIEGO