11. April 2019
The Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman, Marie Anderson, and the Irish Ombudsman, Peter Tyndall, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide for co-operation on complaints about North-South Implementation Bodies.  The MoU will ensure that users of public services, both north and south of the Ireland/Northern Ireland border, will be able to have complaints investigated efficiently by the appropriate independent Ombudsman.

 

10. April 2019
Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel and her team started a Community Outreach Program during the month of March. The Bureau visited the various districts to seek out the concerns, grievances and complaints of the people as well as continuing to promote awareness on the role of the institution.
10. April 2019
El Síndic de Greuges de Cataluña, Rafael Ribó, y el Síndic de Greuges de Cornellà, Joan Barrera, han firmado un convenio de colaboración entre las instituciones que ambos encabezan. Con este, ya son 37 los convenios firmados con síndicos locales. Además, el Síndic de Greuges de Cataluña también tiene acuerdos de colaboración mutua con las nuevas universidades públicas catalanas.
10. April 2019
The Honourable Wafaqi Mohtasib called on the Honourable President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi at Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Monday, 1st March 2019, and presented the Annual Report of the institution for the year 2018.
10. April 2019
The Chief Ombudsman, Peter Boshier, is welcoming the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of children and young people within the state care and youth justice system. Mr Boshier is responding to the government’s announcement of proposals aimed at strengthening the independent oversight of the Oranga Tamariki system and children’s issues.

 

10. April 2019
During 15 – 19 March 2019, the Thai Ombudsman delegation visited the Republic of Korea to implement a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on bilateral cooperation between the Thai Ombudsman and the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) of Korea.
9. April 2019
El Presidente de la Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos, Luis Raúl González Pérez, recibió el 8 de abril de 2019 a Michelle Bachelet, Alta Comisionada de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos, con quien acordó mantener y fortalecer la comunicación y la colaboración en favor de una mejor defensa de los derechos humanos en el país.
9. April 2019
Last July, the first comprehensive summer school for ombudspersons was held, following the example set by countries such as Canada and England, where a special training course for and about ombuds work already exists. The aim of this in-depth summer school was to highlight all the different aspects of the work an ombudsperson carries out.