International environmental conference

Start Date:
May 16, 2018, 09:00 AM
End Date:
May 17, 2018, 05:00 PM
Resources:
AJBH-EN

On May 16 and 17, 2018, Deputy Commissioner for Future Generations Gyula Bándi and his expert colleague Katalin Sulyok participated in an international conference on good environmental governance organized by the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) in Bilbao, Spain. This professional event was attended by over forty ombudsmen involved in protecting environmental rights from all over the world. On the second day of the conference, it was Gyula Bándi who led the work group session on the rights of future generations and he also gave a presentation entitled “Networking of Ombudsman Institutions for a Sustainable Society”.  In his talk, he presented the best practices applied by the Network of Institutions for Future Generations, which is an international network coordinated by our office, regarding how an international cooperation can promote the environmental endeavors of the ombudsman institutions.