Ombudsman – Provedor de Justiça
Rua Pau de Bandeira, 7-9
Hotline: 808 200 084
Tel.: +351 213 926 600
Fax: +351 213 961 243
When a petition is presented to Parliament, it must be addressed to the President of Parliament. If it is subscribed by more than 1000 citizens, these must be heard by the relevant Parliamentary Committee. The right to petition is regulated by Law 43/90.
Citizens’ legislative initiative
The draft laws proposed by citizens must be backed by a minimum of 35,000 people and must be addressed to the President of Parliament. Article 167º of the Constitution guarantees
Palácio de S. Bento
Tel.: +351 213919000
Fax: +351 213917440
The Brussels based United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe - UNRIC provides information on UN activities to the countries of the region. It also provides liaison with institutions of the European Union in the field of information. Its outreach activities extend to all segments of society and joint campaigns, projects and events are organized with partners including the EU, governments, the media, NGOs, schools and local authorities.
United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC Brussels)
Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 155, Block C2,7th and 8th floor, Brussels 1040, Belgium
Tel.: +32 2 788 8484 / Fax: 32 2 788 8485