IOI Webinar: Ombudsman Institutions and Open Government on 16 April 2014
On Wednesday, 16 April 2014, a webinar on the role of Ombudsman institutions in advancing open government will take place and the IOI kindly invites all of its member institutions to join the webinar between 10 and 11 a.m. EST. The webinar is sponsored by Open Government Partnership (OGP), the World Bank Institute and the IOI and will aim to discuss the opportunities for Ombudsman offices to engage in their respective countries’ OGP processes.
AUSTRALIA: NSW Ombudsman tabled special reports on child protection
NSW Ombudsman Bruce Barbour tabled two special reports in Parliament today. As Convenor of the NSW Child Death Review Team, the Ombudsman tabled a report on the research into the causes of death of children with a child protection history over a 10-year period 2002-2011.
FRANCE : The Association des Ombudsmans et Médiateurs de la Francophonie mourns a passing
Dominique Baudis, Rights Defender and Secretary General of the Association des Ombudsmans et Médiateurs de la Francophonie (AOMF), died on Thursday, April 10, in Paris.