Dr. Ákos Kozma, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary, held a professional roundtable discussion with national representative organisations of different disability groups at the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary in the context of the activities of the Independent Mechanism of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the establishment and operation of the Disability Advisory Committee.
The Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary held a presentation at the Italian National Coordination Meeting of Regional and Autonomous Provinces Ombudsman Institutions in Rome, Italy on 9 June 2023.
The Council of Europe’s European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) conducted its seventh mission to Hungary between the dates of May 16th and May 26th, 2023.
At the invitation of Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary Dr. Ákos Kozma, this year’s international conference of the Turkic States Ombudsman Association was held in Hungary. In the framework of the first TÜRKOMB meeting held in Hungary, the ombudspersons of the Republic of Türkiye, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan got first-hand information on the direct legal and humanitarian support provided to the persons fleeing the war in Ukraine by the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary in Beregsurány. During the several-day visit, the members of the Turkic delegation were provided information on the operation of the regional offices of AJBH (the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary) in Debrecen and they held coordination talks, among others, with President of the Constitutional Court Dr. Tamás Sulyok, State Secretary for Security Policy and Energy Security of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Dr. Péter Sztáray, as well as with the heads of police and prison services.