On 22 March 2016 at the General Assembly of the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC) in Geneva Ombudsman Saša Janković received a certificate of re-accreditation in the highest A status as a National institution for the promotion and protection of human rights, for the period from 2015 to 2020.
It was the first time The United Nations first accredited an ombudsman as a National Institution for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights with the highest "A" status in 2010 for a five-year period.
The International Coordinating Committee brings together national institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights recognized by the UN and accredits them according to the compatibility of work and responsibilities of human rights institutions in accordance with the Paris Principles.