6. Juni 2024
On 29 and 30 May 2024, the national and regional ombudsinstitutions of Benelux had their annual meeting in Luxembourg. The latest developments in the Benelux were discussed but the main topic that they focused on was the right to err.
6. Juni 2024
El Síndic de Greuges de Catalunya y la Sindicatura de Greuges de Barcelona recuerdan al Ayuntamiento que la tramitación de los empadronamientos sin domicilio fijo debe resolverse en tres meses y que el silencio es positivo. En los casos en los que la persona no tiene un domicilio fijo, el Ayuntamiento exige el informe de conocimiento de residencia, lo que podría alargar el proceso de empadronamiento seis meses o más.
5. Juni 2024
The IOI Board of Directors decided at their Board meeting held in The Hague in May 2024 to continue the regional subsidy programme for the membership year 2024/2025. Members wishing to apply for regional subsidies can submit project proposals until 5 August 2024.
5. Juni 2024
Despite their importance, whistleblowers are often treated by society in an ambivalent manner. There are a number of reasons for protecting whistleblowers; first and foremost to ensure the proper functioning of the public systems acting for the benefit of the public. The next publication in the series of IOI Best Practice Papers was developed by the Office of the State Comptroller and Ombudsman of Israel and is based on the immense experience acquired by the Office.
5. Juni 2024
The new Ombudsman of Seychelles, Mr George Emmanuel Robert, was sworn in on Thursday, 16 May 2024, in a ceremony at State House. At the swearing-in ceremony, Mr Robert stated that he was truly honoured and humbled to have been appointed the fifth Ombudsman of Seychelles and is ready to work for the people of Seychelles to bring the office to the level that it was envisaged since its creation in 1993.
5. Juni 2024
En el salón Marcos Paz de Legislatura jujeña, profesionales del Instituto de Prevención, Promoción y Protección de los Derechos de la Mujer de la Defensoría del Pueblo de la provincia de Jujuy fueron recibidas por la comisión de Género.
5. Juni 2024
Le 29 mai 2024, le protecteur du citoyen, Marc-André Dowd, a transmis une lettre à la Commission des finances publiques. Il y commente le projet de loi no 62 – Loi visant principalement à diversifier les stratégies d’acquisition des organismes publics et à leur offrir davantage d’agilité dans la réalisation de leurs projets d’infrastructure. Ses constats et recommandations sont liés à des préoccupations en matière d’intégrité publique et de transparence.
5. Juni 2024
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released a new guide to help anyone looking to disclose serious wrongdoing happening in their workplace. The Protected Disclosures  Act 2022 is about disclosing serious wrongdoing – sometimes called ‘whistle-blowing’ – and explains the procedures to be followed when making a disclosure, as well as the protections available to those who do make a disclosure.