Chancellor of Justice Tuomas Pöysti hosted a two-day meeting of the Baltic and Nordic Ombuds and Chancellors of Justice during 10.-11.6.2024. The meeting is held annually while the meeting venue varies. This time, the main theme of the meeting was cooperation between the media and oversight of legality from the perspective of the Ombuds institutions. The topics discussed covered issues such as the media as a source of information for oversight of legality and media cooperation in relation to effective targeting of oversight.

In the meeting, experiences were shared for mutual benefit and topical issues related to the oversight of legality were discussed. In addition to the main theme, the topics of discussion included hybrid operations in asylum procedures and the role of overseers of legality in managing the situation. The meeting also discussed the relationship and cooperation between the Ombuds institution and Parliament and the protection of persons participating in public debate against unfounded actions (aka. SLAPP actions).