Visit to Mexico

The Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Mr. Léo Heller, undertook an official visit to Mexico at the invitation of the Government from 2 to 12 May 2017. The Special Rapporteur presented the report on his visit at the thirty-sixth session of the Human Rights Council in 2017.

In the first half of 2018, the Special Rapporteur commenced the follow-up analysis of his visit to Mexico. As the initial stage of the follow-up analysis, the Special Rapporteur has undertaken research on the recent developments related to his recommendations elaborated in the report (Preliminary analysis).

In order to collect further information, the Special Rapporteur sent a questionnaire to the Government. Response was received.

In addition, the Special Rapporteur invites civil society to contribute to this follow-up analysis by submitting a written response to the questions. Please send the submission to The deadline is extended to 15 February 2018.

The Special Rapporteur will present his final analysis on the implementation of recommendation by the Governments of Mexico in the second half of 2019.