Protection of Minorities. Ombudsman receives Advisory Committee of the Council of Europe

The Ombudsman, Maria Lúcia Amaral, received a delegation of experts from the Advisory Committee of the Council of Europe for the Protection of National Minorities, within the framework of the first follow-up visit of this body to Portugal.

The meeting dealt with the situation of human rights and cases of discrimination. In Portugal, the Ombudsman is also a National Human Rights Institution. To access the reports and thematic studies click here.

The most recent report of the Portuguese government on Minorities was presented on October 8, 2018. The latest opinion of the Advisory Committee on the implementation of the relevant Framework Convention in Portugal is available here.