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May 26, 2009

26. May 2009.

Saša Janković, Protector of Citizens of the Republic of Serbia (Republican Ombudsman), along with his deputies and twenty or so of his associates, is going to be in Bujanovac, Presevo and Medvedja on May 26 and 27, 2009, where he will talk with representatives of the local self-governments and citizens about their greatest problems and about  improvement in the exercising of citizens’ rights.

The Ombudsman, along with Milan Markovic, Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government and President of the Coordination Body of the Government of the Republic of Serbia for the Municipalities of Presevo, Bujanovac and Medvedja, and presidents of the three municipalities, are going to talk about the opening of the Ombudsman’s Office in South Serbia in Bujanovac on May 26, 2009, so that this office could be as available as possible to the population of the region.

During the “Days of Ombudsman” in South Serbia, the Ombudsman and his deputies are going to visit schools, social welfare centers, police stations, army and gendarmerie bases and other public institutions. They will also meet with representatives of non-governmental institutions, local media and citizens.

As part of the Ombudsman’s visit to the said municipalities in South Serbia, at 2 pm on May 27, 2007, the Check Ambassador and representatives of the OSCE will present to the Ombudsman a donation of the Check Republic and the OSCE in front of the community center in Medvedja (48, Jablanicka St). Participants in the event include Ambassador of the Check Republic to Serbia Mrs. Hana Hubackova, Mr. Jeroen de Vries, OSCE South Serbia Program Coordinator, Mr. Livio Sarandrea, Deputy Head of the OSCE’s Human Rights and Rule of Law Department and Mrs. Marianne Mahaffey, OSCE’s political advisor. Namely, the Check Republic and the OSCE helped out the Republican Ombudsman’s work with citizens by ensuring the funds for the work of the Ombudsman’s expert team in the field.