Catalan Ombudsman takes part in the Sixth Seminar of EU National Ombudsmen


The Catalan Ombudsman (Síndic de Greuges) Rafael Ribó, accompanied by the Director of Social Affairs and Relations with the Parliament, M. Jesús Larios, takes part on October 15th and 16th in the Sixth Seminar of National Ombudsmen held in Strasbourg.

Ribó takes part in the Seminar, named "Rethinking good administration in the European Union", as a representative of the Spanish Regional Ombudsmen.In addition to good administration, the relationship with the courts and the ombudsmen intervention in the issue of free movement of persons will be discussed during the seminar. The European Network of Ombudsmen, leaded by the European Ombudman, holds on alternate years the seminar of national and regional Ombudsmen. Regional Ombudsmen name their own representative for the national Ombudsmen meetings and Rafael Ribó has ben chosen as this year's Spanish representative.During his stay in Strasbourg Ribó will also attend the European Region IOI Board Meeting and to meet with the Council of Euorpe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg.