Queries from Members of the Network
Members of the European Network of Ombudsmen can submit queries to the European Ombudsman about EU issues that have arisen during their inquiries. Through the query procedure, in which the European Ombudsman assists Network members by obtaining expert replies from the EU institutions, many national and regional investigations have been resolved in a way that would not have been possible otherwise.
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Query by the Ombudsman of Mecklenburg–Western Pomerania about directive 2018/2002 concerning energy efficiency
Query Q3/2022/MHZ - Latest document added: - Monday | 10 October 2022
Secretariat‐General Head of Unit ‐ C2 European Commission Dear Mr X, We have received a query from the Office of the regional Ombudsman of the German Land Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. In essence, the query concerns Directive (EU) 2018/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 amending Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency as transposed into German federal law....
Query by the Catalan Ombudsman concerning the issuing of EU Digital COVID Certificates for those who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 because of medical reasons
Query Q1/2022/TM - Latest document added: - Friday | 10 June 2022
The European Ombudsman received a query from the Catalan Ombudsman concerning the EU Digital COVID Certificate. The Catalan Ombudsman raised concerns about access to the Certificate for those who are unable to take COVID-19 vaccines for medical reasons. To this end, the Ombudsman wrote to the European Commission to seek clarification on the situation. The Commission replied to the Ombudsman, clari...
Query by the Latvian ombudsman concerning discrimination of female scientists in EU funded projects on the grounds of pregnancy, maternity and parenthood
Query Q2/2022/MHZ - Latest document added: - Thursday | 24 March 2022
Secretariat‐General Head of Unit ‐ C2 European Commission Dear Mr X, We have received a query from the Office of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia (Latvian Ombudsman). In essence, the query concerns the right to maternity leave of a scientist who is working on a project under the PostDoc Latvia programme, which receives funding under the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The scienti...
Query from the Tuscan regional Ombudsman concerning the issues faced by individuals vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccines that have not received an EU authorisation
Query Q4/2021/VB - Latest document added: - Tuesday | 07 December 2021
Secretariat‐General Head of Unit - C2 Ethics, Good Administration & Relations with the European Ombudsman European Commission Dear Mr X, On 2 November 2021, the European Ombudsman received a query, which is attached to this letter, from the Tuscan regional Ombudsman concerning the issues faced by individuals vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccines that have not been authorised by the European Medicines ...
Query Q2/2021/OAM by the Catalan Ombudsman concerning the issuing of EU Digital COVID Certificates for those who have recovered from COVID-19 infections confirmed by antigen tests
Query Q2/2021/OAM - Latest document added: - Monday | 22 November 2021
The European Ombudsman received a query from the Catalan Ombudsman concerning the EU Digital COVID Certificate. The Catalan Ombudsman raised concerns that the Certificate is currently not available to those who have recovered from a COVID-19 infection if the infection was confirmed by a rapid antigen test, rather than a nucleic acid amplification test, such as PCR tests. To this end, the Ombudsman...
Query by the Bavarian Ombudsman concerning the non-subsidy of a health care related study programme due to incompatibility with EU State Aid rules
Query Q3/2021/TE - Latest document added: - Monday | 04 October 2021
Query from the Catalan Ombudsman to the European Commission concerning the obligations on Spain to protect habitats and biodiversity, notably in relation to the Ebro Delta
Query Q1/2021/MHZ - Latest document added: - Wednesday | 24 February 2021
Query from the Office of Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia concerning the right to access basic banking services, such as a basic bank account and payment facilities, notably where an individual is unable to comply with the provisions of the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive
Query Q4/2020/MHZ - Latest document added: - Monday | 22 June 2020
Dotaz Úřadu veřejného ochránce práv Lotyšské republiky týkající se práva na přístup k základním bankovním službám, jako jsou základní bankovní účet a platební nástroje, zejména v případech, kdy jednotlivec není schopen plnit ustanovení směrnice EU o boji proti praní peněz.
Query concerning legislative competence on services offered to unaccompanied minors during commercial flights
Query Q3/2020/JF - Latest document added: - Tuesday | 09 June 2020
Dotaz týkající se legislativní pravomoci v oblasti služeb poskytovaných nezletilým osobám bez doprovodu během komerčních letů.
Query Q2/2020/JF - Latest document added: - Wednesday | 06 May 2020
Query from the PT Ombudsman concerning interpretation of the Dublin Regulation.