Dr. Ákos Kozma and his staff members conducted an on-site inspection at the Balassagyarmat Strict and Medium Regime Prison on 15 September 2023 in the framework of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) National Preventive Mechanism (NPM). The Ombudsman was received by head of the institution Prison Colonel Mr. Csaba Sinkó.
Dr. Ákos Kozma, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary, held a professional roundtable discussion with national representative organisations of different disability groups at the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary in the context of the activities of the Independent Mechanism of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the establishment and operation of the Disability Advisory Committee.
The Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary held a presentation at the Italian National Coordination Meeting of Regional and Autonomous Provinces Ombudsman Institutions in Rome, Italy on 9 June 2023.
The Council of Europe’s European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) conducted its seventh mission to Hungary between the dates of May 16th and May 26th, 2023.