• ENNHRI WG on Asylum and Migration

    Office of the Ombudswoman hosted the ENNHRI Working Group on Asylum and Migration meeting on 25 – 26 April 2019.

  • Cooperation with local communities and CSOs is key for suppression of discrimination

    Office of the Ombudswoman, together with the House of Human Rights, marked with the international conference on 25 April 2019 a decade of implementation of the Anti-Discrimination Act in Croatia. Common conclusion was that the cooperation with local communities and civil society organisations is a key for raising citizens’ awareness on discrimination and the right to protection against it.

  • Expert meeting on countering racism, xenophobia and hate crimes against migrants

    Treatment of migrants in South-East Europe, countering racism, xenophobia and hate crimes against migrants was in focus of OSCE/ODIHR event in Zagreb, organised in cooperation with the Office of the Ombudswoman on 16-17 April 2019 with 45 participants from ten OSCE participating States, included representatives of national governments, local authorities, national and international civil society organizations and migrant communities.

  • CoE Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović visited Ombudswoman’s Office

    Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe Dunja Mijatović visited the Ombudswoman’s Office on 11 April 2019 where she met with the Ombudswoman Lora Vidović and special ombudspersons with their staff and with the Ombudswoman’s Council for Human Rights’ members. The priorities of the Commissioner’s mandate and the actual state of human rights in Europe and Croatia were in the focus of this meeting.

  • ENO conference 2019 on improving participatory democracy in the EU

    How can public administrations, ombudsmen and others better involve citizens in decision-making was the main topic of the annual European Network of Ombudsmen (ENO) conference, which discussed measures to improve participatory democracy in the EU, held on 8-9 April 2019 at the European parliament in Brussels.