Taiwanese Ombudswoman Teresa Yin visits the Austrian Ombudsman Board (AOB) and the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) in ViennaOctober 8, 2015
Member of the Control Yuan, Teresa Yin, visited Vienna to discuss past and future cooperation between the Austrian and Taiwanese Ombudsmanboards with Ombudsman and IOI Secretary General Günther Kräuter.»
The IOI Board of Directors held its annual meeting in Windhoek from 21st to 23rd September 2015. The Office of IOI President and Namibia Ombudsman John R. Walters generously hosted this event and welcomed the members of the Board in Namibia.»
Professor Yeong-Kuang Ger, former member of the Taiwanese ombudsman institution “Control Yuan”, visited the Office of the Austrian Ombudsman Board (AOB) and the Vienna-based General Secretariat of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI). Professor Ger was accompanied by ambassador Chen Lien-Gene and the representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Chen Yu-Shun.»
Austrian Ombudswomen Gertrude Brinek met with the Macedonian Ombudsman Ixhet Memeti on the 3rd and 4th of September in Skopje, Macedonia, to discuss current and future endeavors.
The Austrian Ombudsman Board (AOB) presents the international version of its Annual Report 2014. For the first time this report includes both, the AOB’s ex-post investigative proceedings relevant to human rights as well as the AOB’s mandate as the Austrian National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) in one volume.
A delegation of the Macedonian NPM (National Preventive Mechanism for the Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment) and the Macedonian Ombudsman visited the Austrian Ombudsman Board in July 2015. As part of the “Twinning-Light”-Project „Promotion of the Ombudsman competencies and enhancement of its capacities“, the Macedonian Delegation had the chance to learn about the work of the Austrian NP, when dealing with Asylum-seekers and migrants. The Twinning-Light-Project is co-organised by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights and co-funded by the EU.»
On 12 June 2015, 26 delegates of the Korean Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) visited the Vienna-based IOI General Secretariat and the Office of the Austrian Ombudsman Board (AOB). The delegation was headed by ACRC Director Sung-un Na, a public administration and complaints-handling specialist»
Ombudsman Dr. Günther Kräuter meets with the Korean Ombudsman for the Defense Acquisition Program Administration - DAPAJune 12, 2015
On Thursday, June 11, a meeting was scheduled between Ombudsman Günther Kräuter and the Korean Ombudsman for the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) with the purpose to encourage the exchange of views and experiences between both institutions. The encounter took place at the office of the Austrian Ombudsman Board.»
On 26 March 2015 Ombudsman Günther Kräuter welcomed a 30-member delegation from Thailand at the premises of the Austrian Ombudsman Board in Vienna to discuss and exchange information.»
On 28 January the first United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons took the opportunity of a prolonged visit to Austria to meet with Ombudsman Günther Kräuter in Vienna.»