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.
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.
On 21 April 2022, Dr. Ákos Kozma paid a visit to the Pilis Park Forestry Ltd. The Commissioner for Fundamental Rights was informed about the operation of the forestry in the company of State Secretary for Forests Mr. Péter Zambó.
On 20 April 2022, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Dr. Ákos Kozma and Deputy Commissioner for Future Generations Dr. Gyula Bándi visited the Bükk National Park, which celebrates the 45th anniversary of its foundation.
Dr. Ákos Kozma gave a talk entitled “Fundamental Rights” at the National University of Public Service on 13 April 2022. The event organised by the Magyary Zoltán College for Advanced Studies was attended by the members of the college and university students.