Ombudsman for the Defence Forces

Annual Report 2010 Highlights

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ODF 2010 Annual Report Highlights

Due to the high number of International visitors to our website we have published the highlights of our 2010 Annual Report in French, German and Spanish.

Ombudsman pour les forces de Défense Rapport annuel 2010 Points principaux ODF 2010 Annual Report Highlights
Ombudsinstitution für die Streitkräfte Jahresbericht 2010 Höhepunkte ODF 2010 Annual Report Highlights
Ombudsman for the Defence Forces (ODF, Defensor del Pueblo de las Fuerzas de Defensa) Informe anual 2010 Puntos destacados ODF 2010 Annual Report Highlights

Ombudsman for the Defence Forces
Highlights from Annual Report 2010

Ombudsman pour les forces de Défense Rapport annuel 2010 Points principaux Ombudsinstitution für die Streitkräfte Jahresbericht 2010 Höhepunkte Ombudsman for the Defence Forces (ODF, Defensor del Pueblo de las Fuerzas de Defensa) Informe anual 2010 Puntos destacados
  • 116 cases referred to the Ombudsman.
  • Final Reports issued in relation to 48 cases.
  • Defence Forces administrative practices and procedures constructivly reviewed and reformed in response to recommendations contained in Ombudsman's Reports.
  • Continued engagement by the Ombudsman with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR) and International Ombudsman Institutions concerned with the protection of fundamental freedoms and human rights of armed forces personnel.
  • Ombudsman made presentations on role and remit of ODF to a range of domestic audiences including Military and Police Representative Associations and the Civil Service Forum.
  • Record number of visitors from 106 different countries accessed www.odf.ie
  • New bespoke Case Digest/Report system successfully launched which will facilitate greater monitoring and cross-referencing of individual cases, causes of complaint and outcomes.