Ombudsman opens inquiry into EU Commission’s gas stance

By |februar 14th, 2020|Emily O'Reilly, EU Ombudsman, Frans Timmermans, News, PCI list, Ursula von der Leyen|

The EU Ombudsman announced on Thursday (13 February) it has opened an inquiry into the European Commission’s catalogue of priority energy projects, after green activists lodged a complaint about the inclusion of new gas infrastructure on the list.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ombudsman opens inquiry into EU Commission’s gas stance

Ombudsman slams EU Council for tolerating presidencies’ private sponsorship

By |januar 9th, 2020|Coca Cola, Croatia, Emily O'Reilly, EU Council, EU Council Presidency, EU Ombudsman, Finland, Foodwatch, News, Romania|

With Coca Cola and BMW sponsoring Romania and Finland during their respective EU Council presidencies last year, it would appear that member states have no qualms with private sector funding. But the European Ombudsman finds that this tarnishes the EU'...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ombudsman slams EU Council for tolerating presidencies’ private sponsorship

EU ombudsman who confronted Selmayr re-elected

By |december 19th, 2019|Emily O'Reilly, EU Ombudsman, European Parliament, News|

The European Union's ombudsman was re-elected on Wednesday (18 December) after six years in which she has tangled with some of Brussels' most senior officials in the name of transparency.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU ombudsman who confronted Selmayr re-elected

O’Reilly poised for second term after topping Ombudsman poll

By |december 17th, 2019|Emily O'Reilly, European Ombudsman, News|

Emily O’Reilly is well placed to secure a second term as European Ombudsman after comfortably topping the first round of voting on Tuesday (17 December).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za O’Reilly poised for second term after topping Ombudsman poll

Parliament calls for Selmayr’s resignation in landslide vote

By |december 14th, 2018|Emily O'Reilly, EU Ombudsman, European elections 2019, European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker, Martin Selmayr, News|

The European Parliament yesterday (13 December) adopted a resolution, with a majority of 71%, that calls for the resignation of Martin Selmayr, the former right-hand man of Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker whose rushed promotion earlier this ye...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Parliament calls for Selmayr’s resignation in landslide vote

Trading away the EU principles in the name of national export interests?

By |november 20th, 2018|Emily O'Reilly, European Ombudsman, European Parliament, export credits, News|

MEPs need to follow the lead of the European Ombudsman and force the European Commission to shine the light on the opaque role of national Export Credit Agencies, writes Antonio Tricarico.

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Trading away the EU principles in the name of national export interests?

By |november 20th, 2018|Emily O'Reilly, European Ombudsman, European Parliament, export credits, News|

MEPs need to follow the lead of the European Ombudsman and force the European Commission to shine the light on the opaque role of national Export Credit Agencies, writes Antonio Tricarico.

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EU Ombudsman opens probe into Selmayr’s promotion

By |maj 15th, 2018|Emily O'Reilly, European Ombudsman, European Parliament, Martin Selmayr, News|

The EU Ombudsman has opened an investigation into the controversial promotion of European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker's right-hand man, it said on Monday (14 May).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Ombudsman opens probe into Selmayr’s promotion

ECB chief rejects chance to adopt EU’s transparency register

By |januar 27th, 2018|ECB, Emily O'Reilly, European Parliament, lobbying, Mario Draghi, News, transparency|

The European Central Bank’s President Mario Draghi has rejected calls from European lawmakers to have financiers who give advice and feedback to the ECB register as lobbyists, saying they merely provide “information”.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ECB chief rejects chance to adopt EU’s transparency register

EU Ombudsman asks Council to join transparency register

By |december 18th, 2017|Emily O'Reilly, EU Ombudsman, News, Transparency Register|

The European Ombudsman has asked European Council President Donald Tusk to consider publishing information about meetings he and his cabinet hold with interest representatives, in line with the EU's push for more transparency.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Ombudsman asks Council to join transparency register