The Public Defender of Rights of Slovakia has presented her annual report for the year 2020. Throughout 2020, the Public Defender of Rights followed the objective of discharging her function independently, impartially, apolitically and professionally.
Her ambition was to amplify the voice of natural persons and legal persons whose complaints fall within the competence of the Public Defender of Rights so that it resonates in the work of public authorities. She was led by the principle that the public powers must be exercised in good faith, fairly, wisely and in line with their true purpose.
The report is divided into the following sections:
- protection of fundamental rights and freedoms at the time of the pandemic
- protection of fundamental rights and freedoms based on complaints and on the PDR’s own inquiries
- cooperation with international and national institutions, awareness-raising
- the Office of the Public Defender in 2020
The report can be downloaded below.
Source: Public Defender of Rights, Slovakia