Ombudsman Institutions and Minority Issues

The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) is holding a training workshop for staff members of the Ombudsman institutions in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, who work in the area of human rights and minority issues.

The purpose of the workshop is to discuss experiences and exchange information about the role of the Ombudsman in human rights and minority rights work, and will provide an opportunity for networking between the regional institutions. The presenters include representatives of the OSCE, United Nations Volunteers, the Helsinki Committee, academic experts and practitioners from Ombudsman institutions in Georgia and the Russian Federation.

The workshop will take place at the offices of the Public Defender of Georgia, from 23-26 September 2004. For more information, please contact Marnie Lloydd, +49 461 141 49 16, lloydd@ecmi.de, and see our project website www.ecmi.de/doc/Ombudsman%20

ECMI founders:

The German Federal GovernmentThe German
Federal Government
The Danish GovernmentThe Danish
The Federal State Schleswig-HolsteinThe Federal State