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The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency has stopped using the parallel name ‘Väylä’, which was criticised by the Parliamentary Ombudsman
The preventive powers of the police should be assessed
The Parliamentary Ombudsman’s 2019 Annual Report presented to the Speaker of Parliament
The state of emergency and education
Legal problems related to the overseight of restrictions on mobility and gatherings
Deputy-Ombudsman concerned by the lack of guidelines for and supervision of elderly care
Parliamentary Ombudsman receives a large number of complaints related to the state of emergency
The Parliamentary Ombudsman has nominated a new Human Rights Delegation
Restrictions to the customer service provided by the Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
Greater effort on preventing and monitoring deaths in police custody
Celebrating 100 years of the Parliamentary Ombudsman
The rights and status of the victims of human trafficking to be strengthened through legal amendments
Record number of complaints to the Parliamentary Ombudsman in 2019
‘A status’ has again been awarded to the Finnish National Human Rights Institution
The Deputy-Ombudsman is investigating Senate Properties’ monopoly position as the lessor to the Finnish government
Sirpa Rautio to continue as Director of the Human Rights Centre
Ombudsman criticises the Ministry of Transport and Communications’ administrative branch names nimiä
No-Harm Center given names in Finland’s national languages