La Asociación de Defensores del Pueblo de la República Argentina (ADPRA) manifestó en una declaración su profunda preocupación en razón de la modificación a la Ordenanza de creación y el respectivo Decreto de funcionamiento de la Defensoría del Pueblo de la ciudad de Tandil.
El Defensor del Pueblo santafesino, encargado de las gestiones exteriores del Instituto Latinoamericano del Ombudsman, reseñó algunas de las intervenciones más importantes y su impacto tanto para el fortalecimiento institucional de las defensorías, como para la promoción y protección de derechos humanos.
On 30 November, Ombudsman Ms Winnie Chiu announced the launch of a direct investigation to examine the management of waste separation bins by the Environment Bureau and the Environmental Protection Department (EPD), and the effectiveness of the relevant programme.
The Ombudsman of Ireland published the Winter 2020 edition of the Ombudsman’s Casebook. It contains the usual mix of cases from across the public service. It is a useful source of learning, and helps to highlight areas where possible service failures can be avoided.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused an “educational crisis” and children are one of the most vulnerable groups due to the measures taken to curb and eliminate the epidemic. On the occasion of World Children's Day, the Human Rights Ombudsman has prepared a project for children and young people entitled "If you see injustice, use justice!"
We have the pleasure to introduce to you the new Guidance on UNHCR’s engagement with National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs). This guidance provides an overview of key ways to concretely engage and leverage NHRIs as critical protection partners in support of UNHCR’s mandate.
Based on the ODIHR Reference Tool supporting NHRIs during public emergencies, ENNHRI and ODIHR will hold an online seminar on the “Role of NHRIs in Public Emergencies” on 11 December 2020 from 9h00 – 13h00 CET. The seminar aims to provide a step-by-step roadmap to NHRIs in situations of public emergency. Registration is now open! 
Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman Marie Anderson has published a review of the legislation under which the office operates, in accordance with section 61(4) of the Police (NI) Act 1998.
On 24 November 2020, the State Comptroller and Ombudsman of Israel held an international Zoom Webinar under the auspices of the IOI on the topic of “Covid-19 and the Ombudsperson - Rising to the Challenge of a Pandemic”. The webinar brought together participants from 50 Ombudsman offices around the world to learn how a long-term crisis can still act as a platform for best practices and improvement.
Con el fin de comprender la implementación de asuntos laborales, tales como políticas laborales, seguro laboral, jubilación, bienestar, inspección laboral, planificación del sistema de igualdad y supervisión, el Comité de Asuntos Financieros y Económicos del Yuan de Control (YC) supervisó al Ministerio de Trabajo el 30 de octubre de 2020. Durante la visita, la delegación escuchó un informe de dicho ministerio e intercambió opiniones.