January 10, 2014

International Ombudsman Institute Publishes 2012-13 Annual Report

The IOI's report is dominated by news from its 11th World Conference in New Zealand. The Institute implemented by-law changes adopted by the membership at the conference which clarified and revised membership criteria. In addition, regional representatives were elected to the IOI Board. 

A financial summary said that the Institute received about €365,000 from the Austrian government, spent about €169,900 on projects, and ended the year with net assets of about €179,507.

According to the report, the Institute entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Ombudsman and Mediators Association. IOI also ttrengthened its relationships with the International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights (ICC), UN Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC), the World Bank Institute, and the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network. The IOI Annual Report 2012/2013 is available in the three official languages of the IOI and can be accessed free of charge on the IOI website.  (IOI Annual Report.)

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