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.

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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'...

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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.

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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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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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