Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary Dr. Ákos Kozma and President of the Hungarian Competition Authority Mr. Csaba Balázs Rigó awarded prizes to the winners of the student competition entitled “V4 Competition Law and Fundamental Rights Challenge” at the headquarters of the Hungarian Competition Authority on 04 October 2023.
On 3 October 2023, chaired by Ombudsman Dr. Ákos Kozma, the inaugural meeting of the Disability Advisory Board, which consists of the representatives of the organisations active in various fields of disability in Hungary, was held in the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights. The Board assists the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary in performing his tasks related to the independent mechanism under the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
Dr. Ákos Kozma held a professional meeting at the Bács-Kiskun County Police Headquarters in Kecskemét. He announced the launching of a comprehensive monitoring exercise with regard to the enforcement of fundamental rights concerning the work of school guards and border patrols serving in the county on 2 October 2023.
Dr. Ákos Kozma and his staff members conducted an on-site inspection at the Balassagyarmat Strict and Medium Regime Prison on 15 September 2023 in the framework of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) National Preventive Mechanism (NPM). The Ombudsman was received by head of the institution Prison Colonel Mr. Csaba Sinkó.
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.