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TATARSTAN The audit on the complaint on the violation of the right in educational institution

The working group of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan checked the circumstances described in the complaint of the citizen. The audit found that the primary school teacher, the class teacher of the applicant’s son, indeed allowed a lack of control over the balance of the student’s school meal card, and therefore the latter was deprived of the necessary food during the day.
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AZERBAIJAN An event on “Child rights: Equal opportunities” was held by the initiative of the Azerbaijani Ombudsman

An event on “Child rights: Equal opportunities” was held by the Ombudsman Institution jointly with Goygol District Executive Power in the Gizilja village school. The issue of effective education and upbringing of the children for the future was highlighted during the event. The Head of the Ganja Regional Center of the Ombudsman has given broad information about the activities of the Ombudsman in the field of protection and promotion of child rights and also the Convention on the Rights of Child adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1989, as well as the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Child Rights. He emphasized the importance of combating violence against children.
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Hong Kong Ombudsman Ms Connie Lau 

CHINA-HONG KONG Ombudsman Hong Kong published Brief Report 2018:

The Ombudsman of Hong Kong, Ms Connie Lau, published the Office of The Ombudsman’s Brief Report 2018 on 31 January. The Office received a total of 10,130 enquiries and 4,870 complaints in 2018. The figures were at similar levels to those in the past few years, with an average of 850 enquiries and 400 complaints per month.:

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AZERBAIJAN We all have the same rights: working with the persons with disabilities

The Ombudsman of Azerbaijan (NHRI) pays important attention to the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities and conducts on a regular basis different events on protection of the rights of persons with disabilities, works with the children in specialized facilities for down, autism and other syndromes and sends recommendations to the relevant state bodies.

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ARMENIA Human Rights Defender publishes ad hoc reports:

The Human Rights Defender of Armenia has published four thematic ad hoc reports as well as a guide on the media coverage of child related issues. The reports, which have partly been drafted with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Armenia and Georgia, show the recent priorities of the Ombudsman of Armenia.

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TATARSTAN South Ural Ombudsman and the Commissioner in TATARSTAN signed a cooperation agreement

The Commissioner for Human Rights of Chelyabinsk region Margarita Pavlova and the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Republic of Tatarstan Sariya Saburskaya agreed on cooperation

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Pakistan-Federal Insurance Ombusman Federal Insurance Ombudsman Mr Muhammad Raeesuddin Paracha visited the Awan-e-Sadr to meet President Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi

Federal Insurance Ombudsman, Mr Muhammad Raeesuddin Paracha met with the President , Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr Arif Alvi. The Federal Insurance Ombudsman briefed the President Islamic Republic of Pakistan his Excellency about the efficiency of the institution.

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Pakistan-Federal Insurance Ombusman Federal Insurance Ombudsman Mr Muhammad Raeesuddin Paracha visited the Wafaqi Mohtasib Secretariat, Islambad on 10th January, 2019 and met Syed Tahir Shahbaz, Federal Ombudsman of Pakistan

Federal Insurance Ombudsman Mr Muhammad Raeesuddin Paracha visited the Wafaqi Mohtasib Secretariat, Islambad on 10th January, 2019 and met Syed Tahir Shahbaz, Federal Ombudsman of Pakistan and discuss the matter of common interest

 
 
 
 

AZERBAIJAN National Preventive Group of the Ombudsman conducted visit to the Baku Investigation Facility

Members of the National Preventive Group (NPG) of the Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan conducted a visit to the Baku Investigation Facility of the Penitentiary Service under the Ministry of Justice.

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AZERBAIJAN international conference on “Non-Discrimination as one of the main values in modern societies” held on 17-18 December 2018, in Moldova, Chisinau.

The representatives of the Azerbaijani Ombudsman Institute (NHRI) Participated at the EU-CoE jointly organized international conference on “Non-Discrimination as one of the main values in modern societies” held on 17-18 December 2018, in Moldova, Chisinau.

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Forum of Pakistan Ombudsman(FPO) The 20th Meeting of Forum of Pakistan Ombudsman Held on 28 th December, 2018, Islamabad:

The 20th Meeting of Forum of Pakistan Ombudsman (FPO) was held on 28 th December, 2018 at Islamabad Club, Islamabad which was chaired by the President of the Forum, Mr. Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera, Federal Tax Ombudsman and coordinated by Mr. Abdul Khaliq, Secretary, FPO

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Hong Kong Ombudsman Ms Connie Lau 

CHINA-HONG KONG The Ombudsman of Hong Kong announces two direct investigation reports:

The Ombudsman announces two direct investigations reports on“Social Welfare Department’s Monitoring of Services of Residential Care Homes for the Elderly” and “Government’s Regulation of Proprietary Chinese Medicine”

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IOI New Zealand elected to lead regional group:

New Zealand’s Chief Ombudsman, Peter Boshier, has been elected to an important international role following a meeting last month of some 20 regional ombudsmen. From April next year, Mr Boshier will be the Regional President of IOI’s Australasian and Pacific Ombudsman Region (APOR). He already serves as one of three APOR Board Directors.

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ARMENIA Human Rights Defender recognized for public and transparent work at PR Awards:

On 21 December 2018 the Human Rights Defender received the “State Institution of the Year” award at the Armenian PR Awards in recognition of the instution’s public and transparent work.

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THAILAND Thai Ombudsman and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan signed Memorandum of Cooperation:

Signing of Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) in the field of ombudsmanship between Thai Ombudsman and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) of Japa.”

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Hong Kong Ombudsman Ms Connie Lau 

CHINA-HONG KONG Ms. Connie Lau, The Ombudsman of Hong Kong, presented her annual report at the Legislative Council meeting held on 7 December 2018.:

Ms. Connie Lau, The Ombudsman of Hong Kong, presented her annual report at the Legislative Council meeting held on 7 December 2018.

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 Public Defender Nino Lomjaria

GEORGIA   Public Defender reviews human rights situation in Georgia:

On 7 December 2018, Public Defender Nino Lomjaria held a summarizing press conference and discussed the human rights situation in Georgia in 2018, introduced the statistics of the cases studied by the Public Defender’s Office and outlined main findings.

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PAKISTAN-PROVINCIAL OMBUDSMAN SINDH   Provincial Ombudsman Sindh Mr. Asad Ashraf Malik  met with the Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shahbaz on 6th December, 2018 and discussed  the issues of common interest:

Provincial Ombudsman Sindh Mr. Asad Ashraf Malik  met with the Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shahbaz on  6th December, 2018 and discussed the  issues of mutual interest. A sheild was also presented to Mr. Asad Ashraf Malik,P rovincial Ombudsman Sindh by the Federel Ombudsman, The Secretary, WMS Dr. Jamal Nasir Was also present.

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PAKISTAN-PROVINCIAL OMBUDSMAN BALOCHISTAN Provincial Ombudsman Balochistan. Mr. Abdul Ghani Khilji alongwith his team visited the Federal Ombudsman Secretariat, Islamabad on 3-4th December, 2018 in order to observe complaint handling procedures, investigation and hearing cases:

Mr. Abdul Ghani Khilji, Provincial Ombudman Balochistan along his team visited the Federal Ombudsman Secretariat on 03-4th December, 2018 and met with senior officers of the Secretariat and shared the knowledge of complaint registration/complaint handling and investigation procedures. The provincial Ombudsman was also appraised on Complaint Management Information System of Wafaqi Mohtasib, appraisal and implementation procedures..

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US-Ombudsman Association    USOA’s 40th Annual Conference will be held September 18-20, 2019, at the Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel in Honolulu, HI. Pre-conference workshops will be offered September 16-17, 2019.:

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KOREA   Korea and Qatar expand partnership to reinforce transparency and integrity measures:

The anti-corruption bodies of Korea and Qatar agreed to share experiences and best practices in developing transparency and integrity assessment tools.

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INDONESIA   Ombudsman of  Republic of Indonesia Submit LAHP of Forestry Sector to Minister of  Enviroment and Forestry(LHK):

Chairman of the RI Ombudsman Prof. Amzulian Rifai delivered the Final Examination Report (LAHP) related to public complaints in the environmental and forestry sectors. The report was received directly by the Minister of Environment and Forestry (LHK) Siti Nurbaya Bakar at the RI Ombudsman Office, Jakarta, Tuesday (16/10).

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ARMENIA Advisory Council on the Prevention of Torture discussed system of the deprivation of liberty:

Current challenges on guarantying the rights of persons deprived of liberty were discussed during the extended session of the Advisory Council on the Prevention of Torture. Particularly, fundamental issues with regard to the new procedure of the early conditional release were dealt with, such as ensuring the right of access to court.

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HONG KONG  Ms Connie Lau, Ombudsman of Hong Kong and AOA Secretary is retiring from her post of Ombudsman on 31th March, 2019:

As per press release of the Government of Hong Kong Ms. Connie Lau, Ombudsman of Hong Kong is retiring from her post of Ombudsman on 31th March, 2019 due to her personal reasons. The Government of Hong Kong and her colleagues of Asian Ombudsman Association(AOA) have put forth a tribute to her for  her services rendered as Ombudsman as well as the Secretary of AOA.  She conveyed her heartfelt thanks to all members of AOA for posing trust on her as Secretary AOA and honouring her with their appreciating remarks.
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