The Ombudsman, Judge Joseph Zammit McKeon, met with Neil Falzon, the Director of Aditus Foundation in Malta. Aditus Foundation is an independent voluntary non-governmental organization established in 2011 to monitor, report, and act on access to human rights in Malta.
During the meeting, they discussed updates on matters concerning migrants and third-country nationals in Malta. They also discussed the situation in detention centres and the role of the Office of the Ombudsman in assisting Aditus.
They also explored ways to enhance cooperation between the Office of the Ombudsman and Aditus, as well as other NGOs, to make the Office more accessible to people seeking redress for maladministration.
The Ombudsman acknowledged the work carried out by Aditus Foundation in the rights of the underprivileged. Both parties reiterated their commitment to continue working together.
The meeting was also attended by Dr Monica Borg Galea, Head of Investigations at the Office of the Ombudsman.Media Releases