Office of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia
Office of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia is an important actor within institutional structure of gender equality. According to the Ombudsman Law the main Ombudsman's functions are: "to promote the compliance with the principles of equal treatment and prevention of any kind of discrimination". Any person can turn to the Ombudsman's Office - the national equality body in Latvia, about the breach of equal treatment and breach of principle of non-discrimination. The Ombudsman participates in the drafting of normative acts and provides recommendations on amendments of normative acts.
Areas of Interest
The Ombudsman is the official in charge of protection of the rights of each and every inhabitant of Latvia.