Pro Cultura Minoritatum Hungariae Awards Handed Over for 2022

On 20 May 2022, Dr. Ákos Kozma, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, and Dr. Elisabeth Sándor-Szalay, Deputy Commissioner, Ombudsman for the Rights of National Minorities living in Hungary attended the Pro Cultura Minoritatum Hungariae awards ceremony held in the Vigadó of Buda. As many as thirteen individuals and organizations were decorated with this award, which was handed over to them by Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén, responsible – among others – for national minorities.
2022. May. 21.

Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Pays Visit to Kiskunhalas Prison

On 17 May 2022, Dr. Ákos Kozma and his staff members conducted an on-site inspection at the Kiskunhalas National Prison in the framework of the OPCAT National Preventive Mechanism (NPM).
2022. May. 18.

Dr. Ákos Kozma Attends Inaugural Session of National Assembly on 2 May 2022

Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Dr. Ákos Kozma attended the inaugural session of the National Assembly held on 2 May 2022.
2022. May. 02.

Dr. Ákos Kozma Gives Talk at European Network of Ombudsmen Conference

On 27 April 2022, the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights gave a talk and took part in a panel discussion at a conference organized by the European Network of Ombudsmen in Strasbourg under the title “The role of Ombudsmen in times of crisis – Sharing best practices for helping refugees fleeing from Ukraine”. At the conference, the participants discussed – among others – the circumstances of the reception of those fleeing to Europe from the war in Ukraine, and the measures taken to assist them more efficiently.
2022. April. 27.

Bilateral Meetings with European Ombudsmen

Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Dr. Ákos Kozma held bilateral talks with Dutch Ombudsman Reinier van Zutphen, Danish Ombudsman Niels Fenger, as well as Belgian Ombudsmen Jérôme Aass and David Baele in Strasbourg, France. At the meetings, the parties informed each other of the operation of their institutions and the best practices applied at the time of the Covid pandemic.
2022. April. 27.

Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Meets President of European Court of Human Rights

On 26 April 2022, President of the European Court of Human Rights Mr. Robert Spano received Ombudsman Dr. Ákos Kozma in his Office in Strasbourg.
2022. April. 26.