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Information day for promoting ombudsman institution on local level in the city of Veliko Turnovo
 

Veliko Turnovo, October 3, 2002


On October 03rd, 2002 in Veliko Tarnovo was held an Information day on the Ombudsman, organized jointly by the Center for the Study of Democracy and the Initiative for Sustainable Development "Local Agenda 21" - Veliko Turnovo.

Representatives of the district and municipal administration of Veliko Tarnovo, the Judiciary, the Union of Disabled in the city, professors and students from the Law Faculty of "St. St. Ciril and Methodius" University - Veliko Tarnovo, participants in the "Law Clinic" project, journalists and many citizens took part in the discussion that followed.

Mr. Daniel Minov, Judge at the Court of Appeals of Veliko Tarnovo, outlined the legal framework for the activities of the local ombudsman. Mr. Svetoslav Georgiev, Expert with the Sofia Municipality Public Mediator, presented the activities of the institution and the most important problems faced by the citizens. Mr. Hristo Ormandjiev, Veliko Tarnovo Municipality Anti-Corruption Mediator, focused on the meaning of the specialized ombudsman type institutions, like the local ombudsman.

The topic provoked great interest, which resulted into many questions about the legal regulation of the ombudsman in Bulgaria, its powers and the future of this type of institution on local level.

For more information see also:
Agenda of the Seminar

 
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