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European Ombudsman 'Award for Good Administration' 2017

10:00 - 12:00

Host: European Ombudsman

Location: Brussels, Belgium

The ceremony for the European Ombudsman "Award for Good Administration" will take place on 30 March from 10.00 to 12.00 in Brussels.


Award ceremony

Welcome address

Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman

Statements by the advisory board

Ian Harden, Joana Mendes, Peter Tyndall


Award ceremony moderated by Shada Islam

Announcement of category winners
  • Excellence through collaboration
  • Excellence in open administration
  • Excellence in citizen/customer-focused services delivery
  • Excellence in communications
  • Excellence in innovation/transformation
  • Excellence in international cooperation
Announcement of the overall winner of the Award for Good Administration

Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources

Closing remarks

Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman

Live streaming

The event will be webstreamed at:


You can also follow the ceremony on Twitter #EOaward and view some nice project images on Instagram.

Here are all the 90 award nominations we received, in order of receipt.



For press inquiries

Gundi Gadesmann
Head of Communication
Contact: Gundi Gadesmann
Tel.: +32 (0) 2 284 26 09
Twitter: @EUombudsman