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...

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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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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).

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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”.

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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.

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Balancing secrecy and openness, the EU strives for transparency

By |november 23rd, 2017|Council of Ministers, Emily O'Reilly, EU Ombudsman, European Parliament, Frans Timmermans, lobbying, News, transparency, Transparency International, Transparency Register|

EU laws go through a roller-coaster of opacity, with lawmaking only becoming visible in some parts of the process. But a new regime could extend this transparency from conception to birth.

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Loss of trust in EU has social and economic consequences

By |maj 26th, 2017|Emily O'Reilly, EU Ombudsman, News, Spain, transparency, United Kingdom|

Trust in EU membership is on the up across the continent but confidence in the Union’s institutions continues to flag. That is why a number of initiatives designed to increase transparency and accountability have gained momentum in recent years.

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