Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary Dr Ákos Kozma opened the summit meeting of V4 ombudspersons entitled ”The Role of Ombudspersons in Protecting the Rights of the Most Vulnerable Groups of Society during the Covid–19 Pandemic” in Visegrád on 21 October 2021.
On 21 October 2021, Ombudsman Dr. Ákos Kozma participated in a ceremonial tree planting within the framework of the Settlement Afforestation Programme at Tarján in Komárom-Esztergom County. In his speech, the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights emphasized that “forests can form a bridge between the present and future generations”, and the planting of this tree is a noble example of taking steps towards safeguarding the future.
On 19 October 2021, Ombudsman Dr. Ákos Kozma, responsible for performing the tasks of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) operating on the basis of the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT), paid a visit to the Somogy County Remand Prison.
On 18 October 2021, Dr. Ákos Kozma paid a visit to the Diósjenő Forestry of the Ipoly Forest Ltd. The Ombudsman, in the company of Péter Zambó, State Secretary for Forests and Sándor Szentpéteri, Deputy State Secretary for Forests, was informed about the operation of the Forestry.