Angola proposes changes of articles in Ombudsman institute

The coordinator of the Commission for Revision of the Statutes of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) for the African region, Florbela Rocha Araújo, presented last Monday in Vienna, Austria, proposals to change some articles of the organisation.

These are the articles 10 on the loss of membership and the article 7 on the procedures related to the application for membership in the organisation.

The information is contained in a press release sent to ANGOP, on

the first day of the meeting of the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Ombudsmen.

Florbela Rocha Araújo, who is also the Angolan Ombudswoman, held contacts with her counterparts to approach the parties, exchange experience institutional cooperation.

The day was marked by several meetings, such as the Executive Commission, the United Nations (UN) Working Group, the Commission for the Reform of the Statutes and the Commission of the Statutory Reform.

Also meetings with regional directors, during which, the African region met with four African directors, namely the Ombudswomen from Angola, Florbela Rocha Araújo; Kenya, Florence Kajuju; Zambia Caroline Sokoni and the acting Ombudswoman of South Africa, Kholeka Gcaleka, marked the day.

Source: Angola Press News Agency (APNA)