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a government appointee who investigates complaints by private persons against the government

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Capacity building of staff of the Ombudsperson Office and the Equality Council on human rights and UN human rights law.
On May 26, 2015, the Special Committee to Appoint an Ombudsperson unanimously recommended to the House the appointment of Jay Chalke as Ombudsperson to replace incumbent Kim Carter, who had indicated she would not seek re-appointment.
These include Croatia (relying on its Human Rights Ombudsman with ICC A-status accreditation and its thematic Disabilities Ombudsman), Sweden (relying tentatively on its Equality Ombudsman), and Lithuania (Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson and the ministerial Council for the Affairs of the Disabled).
At stage three, the Security Council complemented the governance system with the ombudsperson as an independent agent who acquired a quasi-judicial function within the sanctions regime.
My friend Yavuz Baydar, who is also a columnist for Today's Zaman and an ombudsperson of the Sabah daily, just lost his job with Sabah.
An ombudsperson is a confidential, designated neutral who serves as a communications channel, complaint handler, and dispute resolver in the worksite.
The order was given after concluding its consideration of a request submitted through the Ombudsperson established pursuant to Security Council Resolution NO 1904 of 2009 and after considering the comprehensive report of the Ombudsperson, the Central Bank said in a statement.
The ombudsperson mechanism was developed in Scandinavia, (135) which is why it has a funny-sounding name.
This decision is the result of thorough considerations among members of the Committee, based on a comprehensive report provided to the Committee by the Ombudsperson," he said.
Her participation on college committees was extensive and included service as the first faculty ombudsperson for the college.
He also had a chance to discuss Bosnia's experience regarding the missing persons issue with various BiH ministers, including Damir Ljubic, the Minister of Human Rights, the Ombudsperson Jasminka Dzumhur, the Minister of Security Sadik Ahmetovic, as well as members of the board of directors of the Missing Persons Institute (MPI) and other relevant individuals.
The enhancement of the powers of the Ombudsperson and reforms in de-listing procedures are important steps in this direction.
Our plan for achieving this includes the instalment of an Inspector General, and ensuring the oversight bodies such as the Military Police Complaints Commission, the Military Grievance Board and the Military Ombudsperson have the tools and guidance they need to protect the integrity and membership of the Canadian Forces.