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Bermuda will host a conference for ombudsmen from across the Caribbean next week.

The 10th Biennial Caribbean Ombudsman Association Conference will take place at the Fairmont Southampton.

Events will include a panel discussion on “Strengthening Relationships while Maintaining Independence”, which will feature Jonathan Bell, a senior reporter from The Royal Gazette.

The conference will run from May 28 to 31. The public are invited to the opening session, on May 28 from 9am to noon.

Gitanjali Gutierrez, the information commissioner, Venous Memari from the Centre for Justice, human rights commissioner Lisa Reed, and journalist Gary Moreno will also be on the panel. A second session, which will focus on climate change, will take place on May 29 from 9am to 10.30am.

The conference will end on May 31 with a membership meeting and election of its council for the 2019 to 2021 cycle.

Anyone who needs ombudsman advice during that time should e-mail info@ombudsman.bm or call 536-6283.

To RSVP for the conference, e-mail caroaconference2019@gmail.com or call 296-6541 by the end of today

Conference panellist: information commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Conference panellist: Jonathan Bell, a senior reporter at The Royal Gazette, will feature at the 10th Biennial Caribbean Ombudsman Association Conference (File photograph)

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Published May 21, 2019 at 9:00 am (Updated May 21, 2019 at 8:06 am)

Gutierrez to appear at ombudsmen’s conference

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