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World Mental Health Day. National Preventive Mechanism participates in conference on mental health and human rights

The Ombudsman was represented by the Coordinator of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) Miguel Feldmann, at the conference marking World Mental Health Day (10th October), organised by the National Coordination of Mental Health Policies and the National Health Service (Ministry of Health) in partnership with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Miguel Feldmann has taken part as a speaker in the conference on…

2023-10-10
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Deputy Ombudsman takes part in the annual conference of the European Network of Ombudsmen (ENO)

The Deputy Ombudsman, Ravi Afonso Pereira, took part in the Annual Conference of the European Network of Ombudsmen (ENO) “Protection of human rights: approaches to migration and artificial intelligence”, held in Brussels, Belgium, on 9 and 10 November 2023. The ENO comprises more than 95 ombudsmen in 36 European countries. The Network includes the national and regional ombudsmen and similar…

2023-10-04
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The Portuguese Ombudsperson at the General Assembly and Congress of the Ibero-American Ombudsperson Federation (FIO)

The Ombudsperson, Maria Lúcia Amaral, and the Deputy Ombudsman, Estrela Chaby, are participating in the XXVIII Ordinary General Assembly and the XXVII Congress of the Ibero-American Ombudsperson Federation (FIO), taking place between 3 and 5 October in Barranquilla, Colombia. The agenda includes meetings of FIO’s Thematic Networks and Working Groups, the annual Congress on the theme “Independence and Autonomy in…

2023-10-04
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International Day of Older Persons

Assinala-se hoje o Dia Internacional do Idoso, oferecendo a oportunidade para fazer uma breve atualização da atividade da Linha dedicada aos mais velhos disponibilizada pela Provedoria de Justiça. Sem grandes variações face a anos anteriores, ao longo de 2023 e até ao momento foram recebidas mil e duzentas chamadas, motivadas essencialmente por pedidos de informação sobre apoios e respostas sociais,…

2023-10-02
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Additional Solidarity Tax on the Banking Sector. Ombudsman recommends that the Minister of Finance repeal the regime on which the tax is based

The Ombudsman has sent a recommendation to the Minister of Finance to repeal, as soon as possible, the regime on which the so-called Additional Solidarity Tax on the Banking Sector (“ASSB”) is based. After an in-depth study of the tax, carried out following the receipt of a complaint, it was concluded that it violates the principle of ability to pay,…

2023-09-22
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Ombudsman at conference organised by Associação Participar+ on “The fragility of democratic institutions in Portugal”

The Ombudsman, Maria Lúcia Amaral, closed the first cycle of sessions of the conference organised by the Participar+ Association on “The fragility of democratic institutions in Portugal”. The event took place on 18 September at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. To read the Ombudsman’s speech, click here [in Portuguese only].

2023-09-18
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Reports 2022. Ombudsman heard by the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, Rights, Freedoms and Guarantees on 14 September

The Ombudsman, Maria Lúcia Amaral, was heard by the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, Rights, Freedoms and Guarantees on 14 September at 4.30pm to present the Annual Activity Report for 2022, including the National Prevention Mechanism Report. To view the hearing, click here.

2023-09-08
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Ombudsman welcomes approval of new land registry legal regime

A Provedora de Justiça congratula-se com a aprovação do novo regime jurídico do cadastro predial (Decreto-Lei n.º 72/2023, de 23 agosto), na expectativa de que permita ultrapassar os grandes atrasos nos procedimentos de reclamação administrativa (PRA) para retificação de erros e/ou a atualização de elementos constantes das matrizes prediais. O procedimento de reclamação administrativa até agora em vigor exigia o…

2023-09-07
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Extinction of SEF. Meeting with the Secretary of State for Equality and Migration

The Deputy Ombudsman, Ravi Afonso Pereira, and the Coordinator of the Ombudsman’s Office, Catarina Ventura, met with the Secretary of State for Equality and Migration, Dr Isabel Almeida Rodrigues, with a view to discussing the role of the new Agency for Integration, Migration and Asylum (AIMA) in taking on the responsibilities entrusted to the Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) in…

2023-07-28
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Ombudsman at the meeting of the Council of State dedicated to the theme “Analysis of the economic, social and political situation in Portugal”

The Ombudsperson, Maria Lúcia Amaral, participated in the meeting of the Council of State held on 21 July 2023, at the Palácio de Belém, dedicated to the analysis of the economic, social and political situation in Portugal. The Ombudsman is an inherent member of this political body that consults the President of the Republic. More information here.

2023-07-21

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