null Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Hosts European Ombudsperson

On 9 April 2024, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary Dr. Ákos Kozma received European Ombudsperson Ms. Emily O’Reilly in his office, as part of Ms. O’Reilly’s official visit to Hungary.

During the bilateral meeting, Dr. Ákos Kozma informed Ms. Emily O’Reilly of the responsibilities and competences of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, his recent activities, with special regard to the circumstances of receiving the persons fleeing to Hungary from the war in Ukraine, as well as the measures taken to help them, furthermore, the activities and experience of the Ombudsman’s information points established on the border in order to provide then with direct legal and humanitarian support.

At the coordination meeting, the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and the European Ombudsperson also exchanged their ideas on the development and strengthening of the bilateral relations between their institutions and the possibilities for their future cooperation.