The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman
The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman is an autonomous and independent authority. The task of the Ombudsman is to promote equality and to prevent discrimination. The Ombudsman also supervises removal from the country and is the National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings. The Ombudsman further works towards improving the rights and status of foreign nationals.
The purpose of promoting equality is to prevent discrimination, ensure the de facto equality of all people and remove inequality due to discrimination in the society.
One of the duties of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman as an external and independent authority is to monitor the removal from the country of foreigners being deported or refused entry. The goal of monitoring removal from the country is to develop the forced-return process so that the activity is humane and respects human rights.
The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman’s observations on artificial intelligence’s effects on equality
The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman has responded to an enquiry by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health of ethics in the time of artificial intelligence…
The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman Kristina Stenman's speech in an online seminar "Free, accessible and safe internet for all"
PROJECT: Vulnerability in the preparation and enforcement of removal from the country
The Office of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman continues its functions normally during the coronavirus situation
Venla Roth's speech at the 2017 Colloquium on Fundamental Rights. Brussels, Belgium 20 and 21 November 2017
What is the responsibility of the media when a person belonging to a minority group does not want to be interviewed?
The lack of diversity in traditional Finnish media is still a topical subject, even though the situation is constantly improving. There are of course many…
Measures against ethnic profiling must be developed continuously
When school transport decisions cannot be made on the Basic Education Act alone
Harassment of authorities as a silencing mechanism
Defending the rights of minorities in communication should not be the responsibility of individuals
Discrimination against an asylum seeker during recruitment – the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman contributed to conciliation
The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman contributed to conciliation in a case where an asylum seeker was discriminated against in connection with recruitment. The…