Contact the cantonal ombudsman

4. Contact the Administrative Mediation Office (BMA)

The cantonal ombudsman receives by appointment any person who makes a request, deals with the case or refers the person to a third party (available in French only) if the request falls outside his scope of action.

How to contact the ombudsman ?
  • by telephone at +41 (0)22 327 95 79, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • by email at :
To whom does the BMA report ?

The law (LMéd-GE - in French only) guarantees the independance of the BMA.
The cantonal ombudsman and his substitute are elected for a period of 5 years by the Grand Conseil after consultation with the Conseil d'Etat.

Organisation for the 2018-2023 legislature

Led by the cantonal ombudsman, the BMA is composed of :

Edouard Sabot, médiateur administratif cantonal

Edouard Sabot
Cantonal ombudsman



Marie-Laure Canosa
Substitute cantonal ombudsman




The process and services are free of charge.

Contact us

Bureau de médiation administrative
Case postale 3964
1211 Genève 3
Tél: +41 22 327 95 79

Find us

Rue Jean-CALVIN 8

Last updated
15 November 2022

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