Le Défenseur des droits lance ce samedi 10 avril une campagne d’information visant à ancrer la plateforme Antidiscriminations.fr et le numéro de téléphone 39 28 comme un recours et une aide pratique et concrète pour les personnes victimes de discrimination.
L’Ombudsman de l’Ontario Paul Dubé est le lauréat cette année du Prix d’excellence Tom Marshall de l’ABO pour les juristes du secteur public, en reconnaissance de son apport au secteur du droit public en Ontario.
Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé has been named this year’s winner of the Ontario Bar Association’s Tom Marshall Award of Excellence for Public Sector Lawyers, honouring his contributions to public sector law in Ontario.
The African Ombudsman Research Centre (AORC) in cooperation with the IOI is hosting a factilitated Zoom discussion on the Optional Protocol to The Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) and what it means in relation to the Ombudsman and its mandate of visiting places of detention. The webinar will be held on 20 April 2021 and registration is now open.
Como consecuencia del contexto actual por la pandemia del COVID-19, la Defensoría del Turista porteña y el Servicio de Alergia e Inmunología del Hospital Argerich llevaron a cabo el pasado 8 de abril la jornada informativa virtual “Pasaporte sanitario, un nuevo requisito para viajar. Aspectos médicos y legales”.
The Office of the Israel Ombudsman, in conjunction with the College of Safed Law School in northern Israel, is operating a clinic for law students on the subject: The Office of the Israel Ombudsman. The purpose of the clinic is to increase awareness of the Ombudsman's Office among residents of northern Israel, an area with a high concentration of minority populations including Arabs and new immigrants.
Ombudsman staff who investigate complaints often say the hardest part of the job is handling the behaviour of some of the people who use their services. They may be angry, frustrated, or distressed; occasionally, they even may demonstrate threatening behaviour. Issue 6 of the IOI’s Best Practice Paper series provides guidance to help complaint handlers deal with such challenging behaviour and improve their service. 
The Ombudsman, Mr. Andreas Pottakis, submitted the Annual Report of the
Greek Ombudsman for 2020 to the Speaker of the Parliament, Mr. Konstantinos
Tassoulas, on 31 March 2021.
Today marks the launch of the Independent National Whistleblowing Officer (INWO) service for the NHS in Scotland. The date coincides with the implementation of the new National Whistleblowing Standards (the Standards) which also go live today. This was previously agreed by the Scottish Government and the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO), who will take on the new role of INWO.
The Ombudsman, within the framework of its international cooperation with the FIO - Iberoamerican Federation of Ombudsmen, participated in the collective work "Recommendations for the incorporation of a human rights approach in environmental impact assessment".