Describe the problem clearly and simply, indicating the name of the administration (government office or agency) with which you disagree. Include your full name and mailing address, your phone number and email address.
In Spain: human dignity; the inviolable and inherent rights of human beings; the free development of the personality; respect for the law and for the rights of others are considered fundamental to public order and social peace.
The Spanish Parliament decided in late 2009 to assign the status of National Mechanism for the Prevention of Torture (NPM) to the Defensor del Pueblo, through the Organic Law 1/2009 of 3rd November 2009.
Concern for and interest in the rights of children and adolescents, especially those who are in vulnerable situations, has been a continuous feature of the activity of the Defensor del Pueblo.
11-30-2017 - Access to medicines: the Spanish Ombudsman makes a recommendation to increase the protection of the most vulnerable groups.
01-15-2018 - Spanish Ombudsman informs Minister of Foreign Affairs of the problems of La Línea workers affected by Brexit.
06-14-2017 - The Ombudsman requests information from the administrations on their fire prevention and fire-fighting plans.
06-06-2017 - Soledad Becerril ending her term of office heading the Ombudsman Institution on July 21st.
NPM. Annual report 2016.
Defensor. Summary of annual report 2016.
Asylum in Spain : International Protection and Reception System Resources.