NETHERLANDS: Ombudsman of the City of Amsterdam retires
After eight years of serving as the Ombudsman of the City of Amsterdam, Ulco van de Pol will retire as of June 2013. He has had the pleasure of sharing experiences with colleagues from all over the world.
SOUTH AFRICA: Public Protector conferred with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree
Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela was on Friday conferred with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during the University of Fort Hare’s 2013 graduation ceremony in East London, Eastern Cape.
The 2012 Annual Report of the Ombudsman Saskatchewan was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on 25 April. As one of the highlights, the report informs that two referrals to the Ombudsman’s office by cabinet ministers were made in 2012.