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European Network of Ombudsmen (ENO) webinar for investigators and liaison colleagues

12Oct2022
09:30 - 12:00

Host: European Ombudsman

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Web accessibility and the ENO queries procedure.

Hybrid event* - in English 

*Online via WebEx and at our Brussels office (87 rue Froissart)

Draft programme

Session 1

Chaired by

  • Marta Hirsch-Ziembińska, Principal Adviser on Charter compliance, European Ombudsman
9.00

Participants are invited to log on

9.30

Welcome statement

  • Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman
9.40

Web Accessibility Directive - implementation and latest developmentst

  • June Lowery-Kingston, HoU G.3 "Accessibility, Multilingualism & Safer Internet", DG CONNECT, European Commission
9.50

Presentations on web accessibility:

  • Claudia Monti, Ombudsman of Luxembourg
  • Anete Ilves, Legal Counsellor of the Social, Economic and Cultural Rights Division, Latvian Ombudsman office
10.05

Discussion

10.50

Break

Session 2

Chaired by

  • Rosita Hickey, Director of Inquiries, European Ombudsman
11.00

The ENO queries procedure - an academic perspective

  • Natasa Athanasiadou, Member of the Maastricht Centre of European Law, Maastricht University and member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Hahn, European Commission
  • Nikos Vogiatzis, University of Essex, United Kingdom
11.20

The role of the European Commission in the queries procedure

  • Mélanie Bossuroy, Unit SG.C2 – Ethics, Good Administration and Relations with the European Ombudsman
11.30

Discussion with the Belgian Federal Ombudsman office and the Bulgarian Ombudsman office

12.00

Wrap up and final remarks

For more information

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