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Fri, 4 January 2013

OMBUDSMAN NEWS 01/2013

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GREECE: LOCAL OMBUDSPERSONS NETWORK

Two years after the establishment of the local ombudsman's institution in Greece, the incumbents from 11 cities met together with the incumbent of the Attica Region in order to set up a local ombudspersons network.

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KOREA: SUNGBO LEE TAKES OFFICE AS NEW CHAIRMAN OF ACRC

Sungbo Lee took office on 11 December 2012 as new chairman of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission of Korea (ACRC). Chairman Lee, former Chief Judge of Seoul Central.

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WORLD: IACA NEWSLETTER 5/2012

The International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) recently published its fifth newsletter in 2012. The last edition of the year covers the State Conference where inter alia a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the IOI.

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JORDAN: OMBUDSMAN BUREAU LAUNCHES ANNUAL REPORT 2011

The Jordanian Ombudsman Bureau has launched its Annual Report 2011. The institution’s 2011 report is available in the Arabic language; it is currently translated into English and will be distributed and sent to those interested upon request.       

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HUNGARY: CONSTITUTIONAL COURT APPROVED OMBUDSMAN’S PETITION

The Constitutional Court of Hungary annulled the provision of the Act on Legal Aid which excluded that persons in precarious social situation submitting a constitutional complaint receive legal advice and legal representation financed from state budget.

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USA/IOWA: IOWA SUPREME COURT ORDERS FORMER STATE PRISON OFFICIAL TO ANSWER OMBUDSMAN’S QUESTIONS

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled that the Iowa Citizens’ Aide/Ombudsman may conduct a sworn interview of a former Department of Corrections (DOC) administrative law judge (ALJ) who ordered an assaultive prisoner to forfeit twice as much earned time as DOC policy allowed.

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