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The Board of Directors of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) held its annual meeting from 7 – 11 May 2023. Together with IOI President Chris Field, Ombudsperson and IOI Secretary General Gaby Schwarz welcomed colleagues from around the world at the premises of the Austrian Ombudsman Board in Vienna.
The International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) expresses its grave concern about the acts of violence that have been taking place in Haiti and supports the important call made by Dr. Renan Hédouville, Protector of the Citizen of the Republic of Haiti, to the government authorities of the country to guarantee the right to life and security of the population. Please click here to read the full statement in the IOI's official languages. 
The Ombudsman of the Republic of Malawi, Grace Malera, on Thursday, May 4 2023, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Voice of Accountability project for a production of radio and television programs called Kulondoloza.