- Dr. Ákos Kozma and EC Commissioner for Human Rights Meet Online
- Dr. Ákos Kozma Receives Ambassador of Norway to Hungary in His Office
- Civil Consultative Body Attached to OPCAT NPM Holds Online Meeting
- Commissioner Contributes to International Ombudsman Institute Webinar
- Commissioner Contributes to UN Human Rights Council Social Forum
- The OPCAT Civil Consultative Body held a meeting again
- The Ombudsman received the heads of the Hungarian Red Cross
- Visit of the Ukrainian Child Rights’ Ombudsman
- "Ombudsman’s Corner" in Városliget at International Children’s Day Weekend
- Award ceremony and exhibition - drawing contest for national minorities
- The role of the European Union in sustainable development
- Work visit by the Commissioner to Komárom-Esztergom County
- Festive event on the 20th anniversary of the Aarhus Convention
- STANDUP4HUMANRIGHTS – Anniversary conference and exhibition at the Office
- The environmental and social impacts of electronic devices - conference
- Roma children’s songs - conference at the Ombudsman's Office
- Equinet Working Group meeting on communication strategies and practice
- New breeding techniques and genetic engineering - conference
- Work visit in Csongrád County
- SDG conference
Responsibilities of the Equal Treatment Authority Are Taken Over by the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights
According to the provisions set out in Act CXXVII of 2020 adopted by the National Assembly, as of 1 January 2021, the responsibilities of the Equal Treatment Authority are taken over by the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights. In cases concerning equal treatment and the promotion of equal opportunities, the Ombudsman will proceed within the framework of administrative authority procedures, in accordance with the relevant procedural rules. Clients can turn to the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights in these matters in the usual ways.
Pursuant to the provisions set forth in Act CXXVII of 2020 on the amendment of certain acts ensuring the more efficient enforcement of the requirement of equal treatment that entered into force on 1 January 2021, the responsibilities of the Equal Treatment Authority are taken over by the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights.
Accordingly, as of 1 January 2021, in cases specified by Act CXXV of 2003 on equal treatment and the promotion of equal opportunities, the Ombudsman will proceed within the framework of administrative authority procedures, in line with the relevant procedural rules.
Clients can turn to the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights in these matters in the usual ways.
Due to the state of danger, the personal reception of clients has been temporarily suspended. Nevertheless, applications requesting the launching of an inquiry can be submitted to the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights in writing (by post or electronically).
By postal service, clients can send their paper-based and signed applications for procedure to the following address: Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Directorate-General for Equal Treatment, 1387 Budapest, PO Box 40.
Applications can be submitted electronically through e-Paper, as defined by Act CCXXII of 2015 on the general rules of electronic administration and trust services (hereinafter: the “EAS Act”) (Client Gate registration is required for the use of electronic services). Those clients who are obliged to maintain electronic communication under the EAS Act shall submit their applications or file other petitions solely in the manner defined by the EAS Act (the Office’s KRID number is 420418398).
In addition to the above, clients can contact the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights by calling phone number +36-1-795-2975 or toll-free green number +36-80-203-939 and fax number +36-1-795-0760, as well as at e-mail address email@example.com.
Detailed information on the administrative authority procedures of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights – under Act CXXV of 2003 – can be found at the following link:
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON THE ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY PROCEDURE