Ombudsman for the Defence Forces

Ombudsman invited as Guest of Honour to Annual reception of the Austrian Parliamentary Commission for the Federal Armed Forces

22 November 2011

The Ombudsman for the Defence Forces, Ms Paulyn Marrinan Quinn SC was invited by Dr Anton Gaál, Chairman President of the Austrian Parliamentary Commission for the Federal Armed Forces and Mr Paul Kiss Executive Chairman, to attend the annual reception of the Austrian Parliamentary Commission for the Federal Armed Forces which was hosted in the Parliament Building, Vienna on 22 November 2011.

The Ombudsman was one of the guests of honour at the event and was met by the President of the Austrian Parliament, Mag. Barbara Prammer and General Edmund Entacher, the Chief of Staff of the Austrian Federal Armed Forces. 

The previous day the Ombudsman had also been invited by Doctor Anton Gaál, Chairman of the Austrian Parliamentary Commission for the Federal Armed Forces to participate in discussions convened by  Mr Paul Kiss Executive Chairman, to discuss the opportunities for better co-operation among Military Ombudsman Institutions where members of Armed Forces are serving in Multi-National Peace Keeping Missions and address the question of a need for and the viability of a European Military Ombudsman.

Photos of Reception