Ombudsman welcomes new procedure for appointing European Commission Secretary-General
Case 514/2018/KR - Opened on Tuesday | 08 May 2018 - Recommendation on Friday | 31 August 2018 - Decision on Monday | 11 February 2019 - Institution concerned European Commission (Maladministration found , Recommendation rejected )
9 December 2019 - In line with what the European Ombudsman asked, the Commission is using a specific appointment procedure for the appointment of its new Secretary-General and has published a vacancy notice. The Ombudsman welcomes this development.
Ms O’Reilly said: "This represents a positive start for the new Commission under President von der Leyen on the issue of integrity."