Commissioner for Fundamental Rights received in his office the delegation of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe on its monitoring visit to Hungary
On 19 March 2019, László Székely, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights received in his office the delegation of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe on its monitoring visit to Hungary.
In September 2015, the 193 member states of the United Nations committed themselves to putting an end to poverty, combating climate change and fighting against injustice at a UN summit meeting in New York. This is why the new, historic global development program, which set the goal of eradicating poverty and building a sustainable future until 2030, was unanimously accepted at this summit.
The Ombudsman of the Republic of Serbia and his colleagues were received by Deputy Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Ombudsman for the Rights of National Minorities Elisabeth Sándor-Szalay and Secretary General of the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Miklós Garamvári, on behalf of the Hungarian Commissioner of Fundamental Rights.
At the beginning its 20-day inspection visit to Hungary, the delegation of the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) (Council of Europe) met with the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and his colleagues on 19 November, 2018.
Commissioner for Fundamental Rights László Székely, who fulfills the role of the Hungarian National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) and his Slovenian partner, Slovenian Deputy Ombudsman Ivan Šelih, fulfilling the responsibilities of the Slovenian NPM, as well as NPM representative Robert Gačnik paid a visit to the Zala County Remand Prison on November 13-14, 2018, where they met with acting Prison Commander Colonel István András Fülöp, and Lieutenant-Colonel Szabolcs Porubszky.
European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC) Position Statement on "Child Mental Health in Europe"
European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC) Position Statement on “Child Mental Health in Europe” Adopted at the 22nd ENOC General Assembly, 21st September 2018, Paris
On September 17, a delegation from the Ukraine paid a visit to our Office as part of the cooperation between the Hungarian National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information and the Kiev University of Law.
Commissioner for Fundamental Rights László Székely, Deputy Commissioner for the Rights of National Minorities Elisabeth Sándor-Szalay, as well as Deputy Commissioner for Future Generations Gyula Bándi presented the 2018 Justitia Regnorum Fundamentum Award to three persons on the anniversary of the establishment of the Ombudsman institution. The awards were received by Lajos VÉKÁS, professor of law, Vice President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Éva MAYER, journalist, editor-in-chief of the journal for national minorities entitled Barátság, as well as Sándor KEREKES, professor of environmental economics, lecturer of the Corvinus University of Budapest and the University of Kaposvár.