Ombudsman and other National Human Rights Institutes In Contemporary World

Open Panel

Ombudsman institutes now exist in majority countries of our world, in some countries they named as defender of peoples, in other – commissioners for human rights or commissioners for administration. But questions arise constantly – das ombudsman is equal to human rights commissioner and vice versa? What is criteria of effectiveness of ombudsman and other national human rights institutes? What is specifying of this institute in democracy and authoritarian countries? How they can collaborate with human rights NGOs and with expert communities?
All this and other features of ombudsman and other national human rights institutes activities will be subject of discussions during proposed panel