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Ombudsman Office hold two-day workshop on "Investigating Serious Incidents"

Manama, 19 November 2014: The Ombudsman Office organized a two-day workshop titled "Investigating Serious Incidents". The workshop was held at the Office's headquarters in the Seef area and was conducted by Pauline McCabe, the former Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, and Clare McVeigh, a Senior Investigators in Northern Ireland.

The aim of the workshop was impart on the Ombudsman Office's investigation team the necessary skills, techniques, and best practices that are required when dealing with serious incidents and complaints.

This training was part of the ongoing program of technical training and cooperation between the Ombudsman Office and UK institutions with established experience in the field.  It is also part of the Office's efforts to ensure continued development and training opportunities its staff.