The Caribbean Ombudsman Association will hold its seventh annual conference on May 5 through 9 at the Sonnesta Maho Beach resort in St. Maarten. The theme is "Towards Exemplary Public Service at its Challenging Times the Role of the Ombudsman."
The keynote address on the evolution of the Ombudsman concept will be given by Marianne von der Esch, the head of the International Division of the Parliamentary Ombudsman in Sweden. (St. Maarten Island Times.)
The conference will deal with issues like public service ethics, human
rights, investigative techniques, public ethics, the growing trend of
the privatization of public services and dealing with modern technology
like social media. (St. Maarten Today.)