Information about the European Ombudsman, the institution and its staff.
Annual Report 2021
Here you can find our Annual Report highlighting our work over 2021
Annual Management Plan
Our annual management plans presenting how we plan to deliver our strategy for the coming year
Looking for a job with the European Ombudsman?
The Ombudsman investigates complaints about maladministration and looks into broader systemic issues with the EU institutions.
Inquiries into issues of public importance
The European Ombudsman and you
Find out at a glance how it all works
Access to documents guide
Information and guidance on the right of public access to EU documents
The Ombudsman can help people, businesses or organisations facing problems with the EU’s administration. This section explains under what circumstances and how.
Press releases, news, publications, multimedia, calendar and events, and media contacts.
Latest news or press release
Ombudsman calls for transparency in Parliament's ethics reform process
OECD Paper - Towards good practice principles for government transparency in the use of recovery funds
King's College London Annual Alumni Dinner
Watch this video and find out more about what the European Ombudsman does
You have a complaint against an EU institution or body?
European Network of Ombudsmen (ENO) webinar for investigators and liaison colleagues
The role of Ombudsmen in times of crisis - European Network of Ombudsmen (ENO) conference 2022