Vision, Mission and General Purpose of the Office of the Ombudsperson for Persons with Disabilities
The Ombudsperson for Persons with Disabilities is an independent state institution whose purpose is to protect, monitor and promote the rights and interests of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia, international treaties and laws.
The Ombudswoman for Persons with Disabilities is Anka Slonjšak, BA Economics. Anka Slonjšak was appointed by the Croatian Parliament in 2008 based on the proposal of the Croatian Government and reappointed for a second mandate in 2016.
Our vision is to contribute to the creation of a society of equal possibilities for all citizens on the territory of the Republic of Croatia, for all categories of persons with disabilities irrespective of their life situation, age and occupation.
Our mission is to serve as a link between persons with disabilities, civil society and institutions which can systematically solve problems facing persons with disabilities and contribute to their higher quality of life, using the latest knowledge, research, technologies and best practices through cooperation with all bodies working to protect and promote the rights and interest of persons with disabilities and children with developmental difficulties.