Legislation

National and international legislation exists and every citizen must commit to ensure compliance with actions that promote inclusiveness and accessibility. In Mexico, this right is defended by the following legislation:

  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. (This is the most important international treaty on the human rights of persons with disabilities of the 21st century, which Mexico recognizes in the constitutional reform of June 11, 2011.)
  • General web accessibility ruling that must be observed by the dependencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration and the state productive enterprises. (December 3, 2015)
  • General Law for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities. (May 30, 2011)
  • National Program for the Development and Inclusion of People with Disabilities 2014-2018. (April 30, 2014)
  • Decree issuing the law on accessibility for Mexico City. (January 12, 2017)
  • The general guidelines for the social communication campaigns of the dependencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration for fiscal year 2017. (December 29, 2016)
  • Transparency Law, Access of Public Information and Accountability of Mexico City. (May 6, 2016)
  • Political Constitution of Mexico City. (February 5, 2017)
  • General Program of Development of Federal District 2013-2018. (September 11, 2013)
  • Law to create a more open Mexico City. (October 7, 2015)
  • Political Constitution of Mexico. (February 24, 2017)
  • Reform of the "Federal Law of Telecommunications and Broadcasting". (July 14, 2014)
  • General guidelines on accessibility to telecommunications services for users with disabilities. (December 23, 2016)