On 16 October 2012, in the Ombudsman Office was held Workshop on "The rights of persons with mental and intellectual disabilities and previous experience of NPM in monitoring social institutions where are persons with mental disabilities". Lecturer of that event was Ms Eva Szeli, known expert in the field of the rights of persons with mental disabilities and a professor at the University of Arizona.

On 5 October 2012 in the Office of the Ombudsman was held a meeting between National Preventive Mechanism and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Serbia on the subject "Joint consideration of the report sent to the police departments / stations in the first half of 2012 "

b_280_0_16777215_00_images_stories_migranti_frontex_i_npm.jpgThe emergence of illegal migration, illegal treatment of migrants in European countries and the challenges in monitoring violations of their human rights during their deportation to the country, were the topics of the 9th thematic workshop of the Network of European National preventive mechanism (NPM), which took place on 12 and 13 June 2012 in Belgrade, Hotel in Moscow. Greetings at the opening of the workshop were instructed by the Ombudsman of Serbia Sasa Jankovic  and Markus Jaeger, director of the Council of Europe Coordinating bodies for immigration and asylum. 9th thematic workshops was organized by Council of Europe in cooperation with the Trust Fund for Human Rights and the Association against Torture.