Public Protector and UK counterpart to hold seminar

Public Protector Adv Thuli Madonsela and her United Kingdom counterpart, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, Ann Abraham, will hold a national seminar on how ombudsman institutions should redress citizens failed by governments.

The seminar is part of the activities Ms Abraham, who has a history of taking firm remedial action to correct state wrongs, will engage in during her two-day stay in South Africa. She is also scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting with the Public Protector to share good practices and experience. The two institutions will sign a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at fostering cooperation between them on Wednesday, 18 August 2010.<

The seminar will be held under the theme: “Ombudsman, making a difference in providing remedial action when the state fails its people: the United Kingdom Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman experience.”

It is scheduled to take place as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Time: 11h00
Venue: Public Protector House, Hillcrest Office Park, Pretoria


Published Date: 
Friday, August 13, 2010