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European Ombudsman 'Award for Good Administration' 2019

Video 10:00 - 12:00

Host: European Ombudsman

Location:  Brussels, Belgium

The ceremony for the European Ombudsman "Award for Good Administration" will take place on 27 June from 10.00 to 12.00 in Solvay Library, Rue Belliard, 137, 1000 Brussels (Parc Léopold).


Welcome address

Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman


Statements by the advisory board

EDPS Honorary Director-General Christopher Docksey; Professor of Comparative Administrative Law at Luxembourg University Joana Mendes, Irish Ombudsman and President of the International Ombudsman Institute, Peter Tyndall


Keynote speech

Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety


Award ceremony moderated by Shada Islam

Announcement of category winners

  • Excellence through collaboration
  • Excellence in citizen-focused services delivery
  • Excellence in open administration
  • Excellence in innovation/transformation
  • Excellence in communications

Announcement of the overall winner of the Award for Good Administration

Closing remarks

Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman



The event will be webstreamed at:

Follow the event on Twitter: #EOaward

Here are all the 54 award nominations we received, in order of receipt.




For more information

Gundi Gadesmann
Contact:  Gundi Gadesmann
Tel.:  +32 2 28 42609
Twitter:  @EUombudsman