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Chris Field, President of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) and Western Australian Ombudsman, provided an address to ceremony guests on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Office of the Croatian Ombudsman.
The Offices of the Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia and the Public Defender of Georgia have been awarded the IOI subsidy for regional projects 2020/2021. The project proposal submitted by the two offices dealt with “Strengthening the Capacities of the Armenian and Georgian Ombudspersons in Monitoring the Socio-Economic Rights during Emergency Situations”.
The Ombudsperson British Columbia (BC) released the final investigative update to his office’s 2017 report Misfire: The 2012 Ministry of Health Employment Terminations and Related Matters. The update concludes that all of the report’s 41 recommendations to the provincial government are now implemented.