null Dr. Ákos Kozma meets with the Heads of the Hungarian Prison Service

The Ombudsman summarised the experiences of his visits to penitentiary institutions in recent years at a meeting for the heads of the Hungarian Prison Service on 2 September 2022 in Budapest. 

In his presentation, the Ombudsman highlighted the most important conclusions, findings, and expectations of the Ombudsman's reports on visits and inspections under the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) National Preventive Mechanism (NPM).

Other speakers at the workshop included Major-General, Chief Advisor on Penal Enforcement, Deputy Chief of Security and Detention of the National Commander János Schmehl, the Secretary-General of the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary (OCFR) Dr.  Balázs Könnyid, and the Director of Police Complaints of the OCFR Dr. Domonkos Wildner.