The Parliamentary Ombudsman, Mr Anthony C. Mifsud attended a symposium discussing fundamental rights issues that are currently high on the Union’s political agenda. The symposium themed ‘2007 – 2017: Is Europe doing enough to protect fundamental rights? – the children perspective’ was organised by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights as part of their 10th Anniversary Celebration. The event was organised in close cooperation with the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta opened the symposium which was also attended by stakeholders, including Members of the European Parliament, the European Commission, national governments and parliaments, national human rights institutions and other human rights actors across the EU.
The Parliamentary Ombudsman was accompanied by Mr Jurgen Cassar, Communications and Research Officer.