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Introduction

The Ombudsman recognises the important role that the media play in informing public opinion, enriching debate, and in increasing the visibility of her services in all the EU Member States. A pro-active media policy constitutes a central component of her activities and of her efforts to promote respect for rights under EU law and to improve the quality of administration.

For further information about the Ombudsman's media activities, please contact: Ms Gundi Gadesmann, Head of communication, Tel. +32 2 284 26 09.

Press releases

17 January 2018: Ombudsman recommends President Draghi suspend his ‘Group of 30’ membership

Following a year-long complaint-based inquiry, the European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has recommended that ECB President Mario Draghi suspend his membership of the Group of 30 (G30) for the remainder of his term in office in order to protect the Bank and its President from any perception that the Bank’s independence could be compromised. The Ombudsman has also recommended that future presidents of the ECB do not become members of the G30.

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18 December 2017: Ombudsman asks President Tusk to publish meetings with lobbyists
30 November 2017: Ombudsman welcomes EU decision to pay trainees in EU foreign delegations
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