Ombudswoman of Croatia and ENNHRI Chair Lora Vidović presented the main findings of the ENNHRI's Older Persons Project to several MEPs and representatives of other EU institutions during the event "Towards a UN Convention on the rights of older persons?" at the EU Parliament on 28 September 2016.

Institutions from six countries participated in the 18 month long research on human rights of older persons in the long-term care, which included a review of national legislation and policies and visits to care homes with interviews with older persons and stakeholders. It will result in recommendations to help improve the human rights situation of older persons in or seeking long-term care in Europe.

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High level representatives from international organizations and specialized agencies, Ombudsman and Mediator institutions, as well as representatives from governmental authorities, the diplomatic community and the civil society gathered on 7th September in Tirana, Albania, at the two day conference “Challenges for Ombudsman Institutions with respect to mixed migratory flows”. The objective of the conference was to generate a common response to the situation of people in need of international protection.

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Public Defender of Rights of the Czech Republic Ana Šabatova and her associates met on 23-24 May 2016 in Zagreb with the Ombudswoman Lora Vidović. Ombudswoman Vidović familiarized the guests with the work of the Office, its mandates as well as the main points of the 2015 annual report. The guests met with the Deputy Ombudspersons and the advisors to the Ombudswoman to discuss particular issues falling within the mandates of the Office's departments, the manner in which the complaints submitted to the Office are handled, as well as the similarities and differences in the work of the two institutions.

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