Tag Archives: The European Ombudsman

The European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly warned EU citizenship key objective is not succeeding

Vilnius, Lithuania, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, has warned that the key objective of EU citizenship, namely for people to feel a stronger attachment to the EU, is not succeeding. At the closing conference of the “European … Read the full press release

EU Ombudsman O’Reilly criticised the over-representation of the “old” EU Member States’ banking industry in European Banking Authority’s new stakeholder group

Brussels, Belgium, 12-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, has criticised the manner in which the European Banking Authority (EBA) selected its key advisory body, the Banking Stakeholder Group. This follows a complaint from UNI Europa, a European trade union federation, … Read the full press release

The European Ombudsman helped solve payment dispute between French NGO EDNES and the EC

11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, has helped to settle a EUR 93 000 payment dispute between a French NGO “Earth Data Network for Education and Scientific Exchange” (EDNES) and the European Commission. EDNES successfully carried out three EU- funded projects in … Read the full press release

The European Ombudsman: more than 30 000 complaints and almost 3 500 investigations in the past ten years

27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, dealt with more than 30 000 complaints and opened almost 3 500 investigations into alleged maladministration in the EU administration during his ten years in office. In 2012 alone, he received 2 442 complaints (2510 in … Read the full press release