Ombudsman participates in international meetings in Geneva

On 21-23 February Ombudsman participated in the Annual Meeting of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI).

Within the framework of the meeting several events took place: annual meeting of the regional networks of national human rights institutions, annual conference on the rights of persons with disabilities, as well as working group meetings on such topics as ageing, Business and Human Rights, Sustainable Development Goals.

On 23rd February Ombudsman organized a side event – discussion on the means of soft power of Ombudspersons/NHRIs in protecting human rights together with Seimas Ombudsman’s Office of Lithuania.

Ombudsman’s report on means of soft power of national human rights institutions in protecting human rights attached.