Ombudsman’s Office receives delegation from Moldova’s Ombudsman

On 15 May, the Ombudsman’s Office received a delegation from Moldova, led by the Ombudsman, Ceslav Panico. The work session, which aimed to exchange knowledge and experiences, including good practices, between the two institutions, was part of the visit organised to Portugal under the high patronage of the Council of Europe Representation in Chisinau, aimed at “Strengthening the protection of…

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Ombudsman attends 13th World Conference and General Assembly of the IOI

The Ombudsman, Maria Lúcia Amaral, accompanied by the Deputy Ombudsman, Estrela Chaby, participated in the 13th World Conference and General Assembly of the International Institute of Ombudsmen (IOI), events organised by the National Justice of the Netherlands, taking place in The Hague from 12 to 17 May 2024. For the first time in eight years, this World Conference brought together…

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Ombudsman’s Office participates in the General Assembly and Annual Conference of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions

The Deputy Ombudsman Ravi Afonso Pereira, and the Adviser Sofia Duarte, took part in the General Assembly and Annual Conference of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), held between 6 and 8 May in Geneva. More than 200 representatives of national human rights institutions (NHRIs), UN agencies and civil society took part in the event, where the…

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Ombudsman joins Declaration of Commitment to Defend the Human Rights of Foreign Citizens and Asylum Seekers in Detention Centres in Portugal

The National Preventive Mechanism, which is part of the Ombudsman’s structure and is coordinated by Miguel Feldmann, took part in the event “Monitoring Detention”, organised by JRS – Jesuit Refugee Service, which took place on 6 May at the Museu do Oriente in Lisbon. As part of this event, a Declaration of Commitment to Defend the Human Rights of Foreign…

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NPM participated in the international conference “Prisons and Detention Regimes in Portugal: before and after 1974”

The National Preventive Mechanism (NMP) took part in the international conference “Prisons and Detention Regimes in Portugal: before and after 1974“, with a paper presented by its Coordinator, Miguel Feldmann. The event took place in the Auditorium of the Portimão Museum on 19 and 20 April, as part of “The Portuguese Prison Photo Project – 2024“, an exhibition about the…

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Ombudsman’s Office releases a report and recommendations on the system for issuing medical certificates of multipurpose incapacity

The medical certificate of multipurpose incapacity (AMIM) is today a central document in access to a series of rights granted to people with a certain degree of incapacity (generally equal to or greater than 60%), which derive from the State’s duty to promote and protect the fundamental rights of those who are in a situation of physical or mental disadvantage.…

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