Here you can find our annual reports - highlighting our work over the previous year.
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Annual Report - Monday | 04 May 2020
Introduction Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman. © picture alliance/Philipp von Ditfurth It is a great pleasure to present the work of the European Ombudsman’s Office in 2019, which this Annual Report captures. Dealing with complaints remains the core business of the Ombudsman’s Office. In 2019, we continued to receive a high number of complaints from members of the public, civil society, business...
Annual Report - Tuesday | 14 May 2019
Introduction Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman It is a great pleasure to present our Annual Report for 2018 for the office of the European Ombudsman. The office has seen a strong increase in complaints inside my mandate from citizens, civil society, businesses and media. I attribute this not to worsening standards of administration within the EU but because of a higher awareness of the work my of...
Annual Report - Wednesday | 28 November 2018
Annual Report - Thursday | 17 May 2018
Introduction Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman It is a great pleasure to present our Annual Report for 2017. Yet again, we have witnessed a very busy and productive year with positive results for all the people that we serve, across many vital areas. And once again, we have been greatly assisted in our work by the support of the European Parliament and by the engaged co-operation of the EU instit...
Annual Report - Monday | 23 October 2017
Annual Report - Tuesday | 16 May 2017
Introduction Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman I am very happy to present our 2016 Annual Report. It was a turbulent year for the EU and the challenges will continue. The unemployment crisis, the ongoing migration crisis, the decision by the UK to leave the Union, and concerns around the impact on Europe of the new administration in the United States compel all of us to work even harder to make t...
Annual Report - Tuesday | 15 November 2016
Annual Report - Tuesday | 03 May 2016
Introduction I am very happy to present you with our Annual Report 2015. This was a special year for the European Ombudsman office as it celebrated 20 years of existence. The office has dealt with 48 840 complaints since 1995. Independence and impartiality – the principles underpinning its approach since day one – quickly made the office the respected body it is today. I am proud to be continuing ...
Annual Report - Tuesday | 02 February 2016
Annual Report - Monday | 16 February 2015
Introduction I am delighted to present you with our Annual Report 2014. This was an extremely productive year for the European Ombudsman as we began the implementation of our new strategy, Towards 2019, with a greater focus on the strategic issues of EU public administration, which affect millions of Europeans. In raising the visibility of the office and increasing its relevance, we hope to achiev...