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Fri, 14 December 2012

OMBUDSMAN NEWS 31/2012

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UK: PARLIAMENTARY OMBUDSMAN PUBLISHES NEW REPORT

A new report by the Parliamentary Ombudsman reveals how people are struggling to get government departments and public organisations to put right basic mistakes, causing distress, inconvenience, and, in some cases, financial hardship.

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CANADA/ONTARIO: EXPANSION OF OMBUDSMAN'S AUTHORITIES DISCUSSED

Ombudsman of Ontario, Andre Marin called for the Province of Ontario to give his office the authority to oversee institutions in the so-called MUSH sectors. They include municipalities, universities, school boards, hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities, police services and children's aid societies.

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UKRAINE: COMMISSIONER TOOK PART IN THE V SESSION OF THE FORUM FOR MINORITIES

The Deputy head of department for observance of the rights of child, non-discrimination and gender equality Mr. Sergiy Ponomariov took part in the V session of the Forum for minorities, dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities.

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HUNGARY: MEDIATION IN CONFLICT MANAGEMENT SCARCELY USED

Mediation and alternative dispute settlement are, without doubt, useful, effective and child-friendly methods in both child protection and criminal justice. This method is scarcely used in Hungary since its application is hindered by the absence of training of childcare specialists and legal problems, stated Ombudsman Máté Szabó.

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