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Civil Registries will always register minors on the basis of genderbased variations in surnames, following a recommendation from the Ombudsman

06-29-2021

The Ombudsman (in office), Francisco Fernández Marugán, appreciates the fact that the Ministry of Justice has accepted his recommendation to ensure that the birth registration of children of foreign origin always takes into account the gender variants of their surnames. The General Directorate of Legal Security and Public Faith, under the aforementioned Ministry, has issued […]


Fernández Marugán travels to Ceuta and Melilla to hold meetings with authorities and NGO´s

06-04-2021

The Ombudsman (in office), Francisco Fernández Marugán, has made an official visit to the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla from the 1st to the 4th of June to meet with authorities and NGO representatives. Fernandez Marugán wanted to know first hand the situation in both cities after the entry of numerous foreigners swimming into […]


The Spanish Ombudsman states that the vaccination process is developing in a very positive manner

05-25-2021

The Ombudsman (in office), Francisco Fernández Marugán, has assured this Tuesday that “the vaccination process is developing in a very positive way” in our country. During his appearance before the Joint Commission on Relations with the Ombudsman, at the request of the Popular Group “to report on the complaints received regarding the distribution of vaccines […]


The Spanish Ombudsman requests the Ministry of Social Rights to take action to improve the protection of unaccompanied foreign minors

05-11-2021

The Ombudsman (in office), Francisco Fernández Marugán, has addressed four recommendations to the Ministry of Social Rights and Agenda 2030 to improve the protection of unaccompanied foreign minors. These children are of particular concern to the Ombudsman. In previous years it has drawn attention to their situation in Ceuta and Melilla, but currently the focus […]


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