La Procuración Penitenciaria de la Nación Argentina (PPN) reiteró esta mañana una solicitud de pronto despacho para que se resuelva el pedido de arresto domiciliario de un detenido por cuestiones de salud.
As a result of the Azerbaijani Ombudsman’s immediate reaction, the citizenship status of a person of Russian origin, who had beeen living in Azerbaijan for a long time without any affirmative document, was determined. 


Health-related data, which concern the most intimate information of a person and of her or his private life, must have a special status that takes into account the potential risk of discrimination deriving from their processing.

The publication “Protection of health-related data“ by the Council of Europe (CoE) gives recommendations and aims at facilitating the full application of the principles of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (“Convention 108”) as well as to take into account the principles developed in the modernised Convention and to apply them to this new environment in which health-related data are exchanged and shared.

Elderly who live on or below the poverty threshold in the Caribbean Netherlands face several problems. They hardly have money to cover their basic needs, there are too few (care) facilities and they don’t know which benefits they might be entitled to.
The flawed practice of Kaunas Remand Prison officers, following which convicted persons are not allowed to use washing machine free of charge if they are visited by relatives, drew the attention of the Seimas Ombudsman of Lithuania, Augustinas Normantas. It turned out that officials did not provide the convict with the necessary articles for personal hygiene even after the convict was declared insolvent.
The European Commission for Democracy through Law, better known as the Venice Commission, recently adopted a new set of 25 key principles to help protect and promote ombudsmen. The “Venice Principles” have been presented at the Council of Europe office in Brussels on 10 September 2019.


La Defensoría del Pueblo de Perú expresó hoy su protesta contra el Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas (MEF), por haber reducido en un 76% el presupuesto solicitado para impulsar acciones dirigidas a enfrentar la lucha contra la violencia hacia mujeres, niñas y adolescentes en nuestro país durante el próximo año. Así lo contempla el Proyecto de Ley de Presupuesto General de la República para el año 2020 presentado por el Ejecutivo al Congreso de la República.
The Office of the Ombudsman has released a report on an investigation of alleged malpractices resulting in removal of uteruses from expectant women in public health facilities titled “Woes of the Womb”.
The Commission on Monday, September 2, 2019, hosted a delegation from the Office of the Ombudsman, Burundi. The delegation which was led by the Chief Ombudsman, Hon. Edouard Nduwimana, visited the Commission to learn its operations and share experience and lessons in the implementation of the Ombudsman’s mandate.
Today’s most pressing undemocratic trends resurfacing in many parts of Europe concern freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary, the impact of artificial intelligence on human rights and discrimination against vulnerable people. The “Council of Europe Highlights 2018” show how diverse bodies of the Council of Europe, in cooperation with its member states, worked throughout the past year to tackle them, with the aim of making Europe a safer and more democratic place for everybody.