The Ombudsman institution was introduced in the Croatian legal system at the very beginning of the country’s independence, by the 1990 Constitution. However, further requirements for the beginning of its work were met two years later, by entering into force of the Ombudsman's Act. On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Act, the Ombudswoman Lora Vidović is organising a high level international conference „Reclaiming human rights in Europe: How to enhance the democratic space?“ on 11-12 May 2017 in Zagreb.  

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The Annual Report of the Ombudswoman of Croatia for 2015 is now available in English. This comprehensive overview of the state of human rights and occurrences of discrimination offers 160 recommendations to Croatian authorities, which are elaborated in over 50 thematic chapters of the Report.

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The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Dainius Pūras, met with Deputy Ombudswoman Tena Šimonović Einwalter and advisers at the Office of the Ombudswoman on 29 November in Zagreb. The Ombudswoman for Childre Ivana Milas Klarić, the Ombudswoman for persons with disabilities Anka Slonjšak and the representative of the Office of the Ombudwoman for gender equality participated in the meeting, along with their associates.

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Dainius Pūras - See more at: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=20935&LangID=E#sthash.KI7nytzt.dpuf
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Dainius Pūras - See more at: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=20935&LangID=E#sthash.KI7nytzt.dpuf
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Dainius Pūras - See more at: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=20935&LangID=E#sthash.KI7nytzt.dpuf
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