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Ombudsman Kräuter talks about human rights at international conference in Baku

November 18, 2015

Ombudsman Günther Kräuter took part in the XIII. International Ombudsmen Meeting in his capacity as Secretary-General of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI). The meeting was dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Constitution of Azerbaijan.

The importance of ombudsman institutions for the protection of human rights was a subject as well as various aspects of Azerbaijan's Constitution and the role of national human rights institutions in implementing international fundamental rights standards.

Kräuter stressed the importance of a human rights-based approach in the daily work of ombudspersons in his speech and also referred to current events of the migration issue in this context.