Courses and Conferences

The Osgoode/FCO Certificate – Essentials for Ombuds – March 22-26, 2021 (Already 2/3 Full – Register Now)

Now in its eighth year, this unique program, both comprehensive and in-depth, is intended to meet the needs of recent appointees to the Ombuds role or Office, as well as providing those with more experience an opportunity to become conversant with both the theory and practice of the Ombuds role,… More »

The Osgoode/FCO Certificate – Advanced Issues in Ombuds Practice – New Dates: February 1, 2, 11 & 12, 2021

New Dates for the Osgoode/FCO Certificate – Advanced Issues in Ombuds Practice: February 1, 2, 11 & 12, 2021. For the more experienced Ombuds professional, this new four-day advanced certificate – offered in two distinct modules – will explore and analyze some of the most challenging problems confronting today’s Ombuds.… More »

IOI 2021 World Conference – New Website Address

New dates (23 – 28 May 2021) have been agreed for the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) 12th General Assembly and World Conference in Dublin. The conference website address and contact email address have now been updated to reflect the fact that the conference is taking place in 2021. The new website… More »

12th IOI World Conference rescheduled for May 2021

”Céad Míle Fáilte Arís” A Hundred Thousand Welcomes Again” The International Ombudmsan Institute is pleased to announce new dates for the International Ombudsman Institute 12th World Conference and General Assembly.  The conference will now take place at the original conference venue, The Grand Hotel Malahide, Dublin, from 23rd – 28th… More »

Osgoode/FCO Certificate Essentials for Ombuds – 2020 Brochure

The programme brochure for the Fall 2020 Essentials for Ombuds Certificate course is now available. There is also still time to register. More… Please follow and like us:… More »

FCO/Université de Sherbrooke french course “Ombudsmans: principes essentielles et la fonction de l’ombudsman” – CANCELLED

Update April 9, 2020: Due the the current COVID-19 context, we must all rethink our agendas.  I am sorry to inform you that the French one-week training program ‘Ombudsmans: notions essentielles’ will not take place as planned, in the first week of June.  As soon as our lives go back… More »

The Osgoode/FCO Certificate – Essentials for Ombuds – Fall 2020 Registration Open

Registration now open for the 2020 Essentials for Ombuds Certficiate Course being held September 28 to October 2, 2020 in Toronto. More »

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