Ombuds institutes exist in over 100 countries around the world. They are critical players in the social justice landscape and their core mission is to remedy injustice and mediate the relationship between citizens and the authorities. Ombuds institutes are well-placed to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs, because of their unique role in the social justice landscape in their respective countries.
However, they have been slow to articulate their contributions.
In this guest article, Maaike de Langen, Program Lead Justice for All, Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies provides eight ways ombuds institutes can contribute to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.
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