The Legal Chancellor of the Republic of Estonia in association with the Office of the Nordic Council of Ministers organised the First Conference of the Nordic and Baltic Ombudsmen and Legal Chancellors, dedicated to 65th anniversary of establishing and 10th anniversary of re-establishing the institution of Legal Chancellor of the Republic of Estonia.
The conference was in Tallinn, Estonia, on June 11 to 12, 2003. The conference covered the role of ombudsmen in protecting children’s rights and in supervision over police activities. Delegations from Nordic and Baltic institutions of ombudsmen and legal chancellors, ambassadors of participating countries, representatives of several national and international organisations participated.
The goal of this conference was to establish a tradition of organising similar conferences, to promote collaboration in legal issues, and to coordinate exchange of information between the ombudsmen and institutions of legal chancellors of Nordic and Baltic countries.