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The Defensor del Pueblo made 1,070 recommendations and suggestions in the first nine months of 2015

09-29-2015

The Defensora del Pueblo of Spain, Soledad Becerril, appeared before the Joint Committee for Relations with the Office of the Ombudsman to take stock of the work done in the first nine months of the year and to present the case studies “Tramitación de licencias urbanísticas: procedimientos y duración de los trámites” (Applying for planning permission: […]


The ombudsman presented a case study at the senate on the safety and accessibility of children’s play areas

09-29-2015

The Ombudsman of Spain, Soledad Becerril, presented the Joint Committee for relations with the Office of the Ombudsman with the case study “Seguridad y accesibilidad de las áreas de juego infantil” (Safety and accessibility of children’s play areas) at. The study analyses safety in children’s playgrounds and stresses the importance of accessibility in these play […]


The case study ‘Hospital emergency services in the national health system: patients’ rights and guarantees’ was presented to the joint committee

09-29-2015

The Ombudsman of Spain, Soledad Becerril, presented the Joint Committee for Relations with the Office of the Ombudsman with the case study “Las urgencias hospitalarias en el Sistema Nacional de Salud: derechos y garantías de los pacientes” (Hospital emergency services in the National Health System: patients’ rights and guarantees) which examines the reality of the […]


The Ombudsman asks European and Mediterranean ombudsmen to call for urgent humanitarian action for the refugees

09-07-2015

The Spanish Defensora del Pueblo, Soledad Becerril, has asked the European and Mediterranean Ombudsmen to jointly ask the European Commission for “urgent humanitarian assistance action” on the part of the EU for the refugees. The proposal was sent by letter to the Ombudsman of the EU, Emily O’Reilly; to the chairman of the European Network […]


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