Commissioner and his Deputy Attend Hearing of National Assembly’s Committee Representing the Nationalities in Hungary

On 29 June 2020, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Dr. Ákos Kozma and Deputy Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Ombudsman for the Rights of National Minorities Dr. Elisabeth Sándor-Szalay attended the hearing of the National Assembly’s Committee Representing the Nationalities in Hungary, where Report no. B/8769 submitted on the activities of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and his Deputies in the year 2019 was discussed. In his exposé, Ombudsman Dr. Ákos Kozma emphasised the importance of earnest communication.

After the exposé of the Commissioner and that of his Deputy Commissioner for the Rights of National Minorities, the members of the Committee asked questions about the report. Based on the answers received, the Committee Representing the Nationalities in Hungary decided – with 13 votes in favour, no against and no abstentions – to support the report on the activities of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and his Deputies in the year 2019, and proposed it for adoption to the National Assembly.