Joint Statement of Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and Deputy Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Ombudsman for Future Generations on World Environment Day

Dr. Ákos Kozma, the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary and Dr. Gyula Bándi, Deputy Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Ombudsman for Future Generations call for joint action in a statement on World Environment Day.
2022. June. 10.

Joint Statement of Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and His Deputy on Earth Day

Dr. Ákos Kozma, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and Dr. Gyula Bándi, Deputy Commissioner for the Interests of Future Generations call attention to the importance of the protection of all forms of life on Earth in their joint statement issued on the occasion of Earth Day.
2022. April. 22.

Statement of Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and Ombudsman for Future Generations on World Water Day

Dr. Ákos Kozma, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and Dr. Gyula Bándi, Deputy Commissioner for the Interests of Future Generations call attention to the importance of the protection of groundwater in their joint statement issued on the occasion of World Water Day.
2022. March. 22.

Joint Statement of Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and His Deputy on International Day of Forests

Dr. Ákos Kozma, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and Dr. Gyula Bándi, Deputy Commissioner for the Interests of Future Generations call attention to the importance of sustainable forest management in their joint statement issued on the International Day of Forests.
2022. March. 21.

Statement of Commissioner for Fundamental Rights on Importance of Collective Support for Constitutional Core Values

As parliamentary elections are drawing closer in Hungary, certain increasingly sharp statements that threaten democracy and constitutional order in Hungary have compelled the leaders of fundamental institutions safeguarding the operation and protection of the rule of law to take a firm stand on these matters.
2021. December. 17.

Joint Message of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and his Deputies on the Occasion of Human Rights Day

The unconditional respect for others’ dignity and all people’s equality must go hand in hand with reaching out to the vulnerable, and showing solidarity, and responsibility for future generations. It is only with a joint effort and through a dialogue that we can successfully tackle epidemics and any other environmental challenges that may hit humanity – this is the message shared by Dr. Ákos Kozma, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Dr. Elisabeth Sándor-Szalay, Deputy Commissioner for the Rights of National Minorities and Dr. Gyula Bándi, Deputy Commissioner for the Interests of Future Generations on the occasion of Human Rights Day.
2021. December. 10.

Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Takes Stand on State Audit Office’s Right to Scrutinize Public Bodies

Regarding the State Audit Office’s right to scrutinize public bodies – an issue raised in a joint submission by the President of the Hungarian Chamber of Civil Law Notaries and the President of the Hungarian Bar Association –, Dr. Ákos Kozma asked the Minister of Justice to look into the possibility to amend Act LXVI of 2011 on the State Audit Office.
2021. December. 07.

Joint Statement of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and the Ombudsman for Future Generations on the Occasion of World Soil Day

Dr. Ákos Kozma, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and Dr. Gyula Bándi, Deputy Commissioner for the Interests of Future Generations call for enhanced soil protection on the occasion of World Soil Day.
2021. December. 05.

Message of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

In a society, communication and the – proper – understanding of one another constitute an entitlement per se, and the precondition to exercising other rights, stresses the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights. According to Dr. Ákos Kozma, lending an understanding ear to the considerations of people living with disabilities, and ensuring accessible communicative spaces for them in their private and public life is a fundamental task. At the same time, the Ombudsman points out that the importance of this duty is further reinforced by the powerful challenges of the current pandemic.
2021. December. 03.

Joint Statement of Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and Ombudsman for Future Generations on European Week for Waste Reduction

Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Dr. Ákos Kozma and Ombudsman for Future Generations Dr. Gyula Bándi welcome the campaign called European Week for Waste Reduction to be held between 20 and 28 November, whose goal is to draw attention to the importance of sustainable consumption and circular economy through the different aspects of waste prevention.
2021. November. 24.

Message of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights on World Children’s Day

“Whenever decisions and measures affecting children are made, the reference point must be the enforcement of children’s rights and giving due consideration to children’s perspective”, Ombudsman Dr. Ákos Kozma reminded on World Children’s Day. The Commissioner for Fundamental Rights called attention to the fact that the pandemic is also a turning point, which gives us an opportunity to review how the world as we know it today could become a better place for our children and the generations to come.
2021. November. 20.

National Headquarters of Hungarian Prison Service to Contribute to Renovation of Two Children’s Homes with Commissioner for Fundamental Rights

The National Headquarters of the Hungarian Prison Service takes part in the renovation of the Rum Special Children’s Home of Vas County and the Baja Special Group Home maintained by the Saint Agatha Child Welfare Service, courtesy of the coordination efforts between National Commander of the Hungarian Prison Service, Counsellor, Major General Dr. Tamás Tóth and Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Dr. Ákos Kozma.
2021. November. 13.