Ombuds-Related Organizations

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International Associations for Organizational and Classical Ombuds

African Ombudsman and Mediators Association

Asian Ombudsman Association

Association of Canadian College and University Ombudspersons (ACCUO)

Association of Ombudsmen and Mediators of the Francophonie (AOMF)

Australian and New Zealand Ombudsman Association (ANZOA)

British and Irish Ombudsman Association (BIOA)

European Network of Ombudsmen in Higher Education (ENOHE) - an informal network established in for academic ombudsmen to learn from each other, and to create a possibility for a more solid base for the ombudsman function in the European educational field.

European Ombudsman Institute (EOI)

Forum of Canadian Ombudsman (FCO)

International Ombudsman Institute (IOI)  – established in 1978, is the only global organization for the cooperation of more than 150 Ombudsman institutions.

Mediterranean Network Mediators and Ombudsmen

Peacemakers Trust – a Canadian charitable organization for research and education on conflict resolution and peacebuilding (and an internationally acclaimed bibliography in conflict resolution and peacebuilding)

Associations for Organizational and Classical Ombuds in America

United States Ombudsman Association (USOA)  - serves governmental ombudsman offices across the United States and member offices in Canada and other parts of the world. We welcome you to browse through the website and learn about our association, membership, activities, and services.

Coalition of Federal Ombudsmen (COFO) - exists to support, assist, advance, and edify those who serve federal government institutions as ombudsman; those institutions considering, developing, and hosting these programs; and those who benefit from these programs.

Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR)

Board of Certification for Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioners (CO-OP)

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center (NORC)

Organization of News Ombudsmen - dedicated to protecting and enhancing the quality of journalism by encouraging respectful and truthful discourse about journalism’s practices and purposes.

Regional Associations for Organizational and Classical Ombuds

California Caucus of College and University Ombudsman (Cal Caucus)

Southern California Ombuds Group

Related Dispute Resolution Associations

American Bar Association (ABA): Dispute Resolution Section

American Bar Association (ABA): Administrative Law Section

Institute for Collaborative Engagement (ICE)

Negotiation Center of Excellence