The 13th IOI world conference started on Wednesday, 15 May 2024 in The Hague. After giving his opening speech, His Majesty the King of the Netherlands revealed together with the future generation three paintings on the theme of the conference: working together for our tomorrow. This was followed by the speech of the keynote speaker, Ian Buruma, with the title: We Are the People: Citizenship, Identity and the Nation-State. 
The Alberta Ombudsman has released a public report on his investigation into the Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) program which found systemic issues in how the program assesses intellectual capacity. The investigation, initiated by a complaint from a mother advocating for her son, sheds light on legislative flaws in the program’s eligibility criteria and decision-making process.
Le 7 mai 2024, le commissaire aux langues officielles du Canada, Raymond Théberge, a déposé son rapport annuel 2023-2024 au Parlement. La modernisation de la Loi sur les langues officielles en juin 2023 a marqué le début d’un nouveau chapitre de l’histoire des langues officielles, certes, mais aussi du Commissariat aux langues officielles. 
On 7 May 2024, the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada, Raymond Théberge, tabled his 2023–2024 annual report in Parliament. The modernization of the Official Languages Act in June 2023 marked the beginning of a new chapter not only in the history of official languages, but also in the history of the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages.
The Office of the Ombudsman of Ireland saw the formal launch of a new Human Rights Manual for Ombudsman staff, which aims to increase awareness and use of the human rights framework throughout the public sector.
Le Protecteur du citoyen est intervenu de sa propre initiative dans trois ressources intermédiaires (RI) sous entente avec le CIUSSS de la Mauricie-et-du-Centre-du-Québec. Elles accueillent des adultes présentant une perte d’autonomie liée au vieillissement (Pavillon Blainville), un profil particulier de santé mentale (La Barcelone) et une déficience intellectuelle ou un trouble du spectre de l’autisme (La Vida).
El informe “Institucionalidad y Gobernanza en la Eficacia de las Políticas Públicas de Seguridad Vial” realizado por el Defensor del Pueblo reveló que el cumplimiento a la Ley 63-17, sobre Tránsito Terrestre, figura entre las principales causas de accidentes y muertes en las vías de la República Dominicana.
Under the Disability Convention disabled people have the right to reasonable accommodation. New Zealand’s Independent Monitoring Mechanism (IMM) has just released an updated guide - Removing barriers: A guide for reasonable accommodation of Disabled people in Aotearoa.
On 9 April 2024, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary Dr. Ákos Kozma received European Ombudsman Ms. Emily O’Reilly in his office, as part of Ms. O’Reilly’s official visit to Hungary.
The Office of the Ombudsman on May 4, 2024 joined the media fraternity in commemorating the World Press Freedom Day in Mangochi. Representing the Office of the Ombudsman, Principal Public Relations Officer Mandy Pondani said the media plays a crucial role in the work that the Office of the Ombudsman does which centers on holding government institutions accountable.