1. ARTICLE 19 is a global force for freedom of expression with affiliate members and partners around the world. We create and facilitate campaigns, provide legal and policy expertise and representation to those who require it and share our knowledge to enable others to take action.
2. ARTICLE 19?s vision is of a world where ALL people can speak freely, actively participate in public life and enjoy media freedom without fear, censorship or persecution
3. ARTICLE 19?s mission is ?to promote, protect, develop and fulfill freedom of expression and the free flow of information and ideas in order to strengthen global social justice and empower people to make autonomous choices.?
4. ARTICLE 19?s object is to promote and protect freedom of expression, access to information, and related rights, throughout the world, particularly as defined in Article19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which states that: "Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information through any media and regardless of frontiers" and in international and regional human rights law