Improving expert group transparency
Case OI/6/2014/NF - Opened on Monday | 12 May 2014 - Recommendation on Friday | 29 January 2016 - Decision on Tuesday | 14 November 2017 - Institution concerned European Commission (Recommendation agreed by the institution )
Citizens have a right to know what expert advice is being given to decision-makers and how it feeds into policy-making. The Ombudsman has called on the Commission to publish comprehensive minutes of all expert group meetings. The Commission's response is expected by 30 April 2016.