7. Dezember 2023
Chaired by the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary, Dr. Ákos Kozma, the meeting of the Disability Advisory Board, which consists of the representatives of the organisations active in various fields of disability in Hungary was held at the General Directorate of Disability of the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary in Debrecen on 15 November 2023.
7. Dezember 2023
The stories of two men with mental disabilities, recorded by employees of the Defender’s Office during their visits, illustrate a phenomenon, which has mostly been overlooked so far: some people with mental disabilities, especially those with challenging behaviour, receive high doses of tranquilisers. According to the Deputy Defender, this practice has to change. Behaviour is often the only possible form of communication for people who cannot otherwise make contact with others. It is therefore necessary that the latter understand the unmet needs behind the patient’s challenging behaviour and be able to respond accordingly. Tranquillisers must not be the first, let alone the only and permanent “solution”.
7. Dezember 2023
OmbudsPEI has tabled its first annual report, which highlights the creation,
growth, work and statistics of the office’s first 14 months of operation.
7. Dezember 2023
Una reunión con miembros de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos en Washington D.C sostuvo una delegación de la Defensoría del Pueblo a fin de dar a conocer las posibles vulneraciones a los derechos humanos y la situación actual de las protestas sociales en Panamá, luego del fallo de la Corte Suprema de Justicia al declarar inconstitucional la Ley 406 sobre el contrato minero.
7. Dezember 2023
Under the chairmanship of Major Azam Suleman Khan (Retd) (Hilal-i-Imtiaz), Hon’ble Ombudsman Punjab, the Office of Ombudsman Punjab (Pakistan) celebrated the International Children's Day with great enthusiasm. Chief Provincial Commissioner for Children, Ombudsman Punjab and senior officers of the Office were also present on the occasion.
7. Dezember 2023
Après une recherche approfondie à l'échelle nationale pour combler le poste de Commissaire aux services en français de façon permanente, l'Ombudsman Paul Dubé a annoncé le 4 décembre 2023 qu'il a nommé Carl Bouchard à ce poste.
7. Dezember 2023
Con el objetivo de impulsar la participación de las mujeres de manera equitativa e igualitaria, además de promover sus derechos constitucionales, el Defensor del Pueblo realizó la quinta edición de Lideresas, encuentro que reunió a cientos de féminas de diferentes ámbitos de la sociedad. El panel “Violencia y Acoso en la Participación Política de la Mujer en América Latina”, mostró una mirada reflexiva sobre los grandes retos para lograr los cambios significativos que requieren las sociedades.
7. Dezember 2023
The NSW Ombudsman’s Oversight of the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 Annual Report 2022-23 has been tabled in Parliament on 27 November 2023. The annual report outlines the activities undertaken by the Ombudsman’s office, including provision of advice and training, and monitoring and auditing activities, under the PID Act 1994.