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Programme & Documents

May 10, 2009

Opening Ceremony

Welcome remarks and opening of the conference by the German Parliamentary Commissioner for the Armed Forces, Reinhold Robbe


Welcome remarks and opening of the conference by the Director of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), Amb. Theodor H. Winkler


Welcoming speech by the Minister of State for Europe, Federal Foreign Office, Günter Gloser, Member of the Bundestag


Welcoming speech by the German Federal Minister of Defence, Dr. Franz-Josef Jung, Member of the Bundestag


Welcoming speech by the Chairwoman of the German Bundestag’s Defence Committee, Ulrike Merten, Member of the Bundestag


Speech by the Minister of Defense of Argentina, Dr. Nilda Garré

May 10, 2009

Introductory speech

“Military Ombudsman Institutions: A Comparative Perspective”

Dr. Hans Born, Senior Fellow, the Geneva Centre for The Democratic Control of Armed Forces

May 10, 2009

Part I Overview of Ombudsman Institutions for the Military: Challenges and opportunities

Panel 1

Independent Ombudsman Institutions for the Armed Forces

Panel 2

Integrated Military Ombudsman Institutions

Panel 3

General Ombudsman Institutions with Jurisdiction over the Military

Panel 4

States without Ombudsman Institutions for the military

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May 11, 2009

Part 2 Multilateral military deployments and the resulting special challenges for the work of the Ombudsman Institutions

Panel 1

Petitions from deployment areas – subject matter and processing

Panel 2

Investigatory powers and deployments abroad

May 11, 2009

Closing ceremony

Adoption of a joint resolution: the Berlin Declaration

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