Tá sé ina uaillmhian agam tacú le hinstitiúidí an AE ionas go mbeidh siad níos éifeachtaí, níos trédhearcaí agus níos cuntasaí, trí mhéadú straitéiseach a dhéanamh ar infheictheacht agus ar thionchar obair an Ombudsman Eorpaigh.

Emily Ní Raghallaigh, an 30 Meitheamh, 2014

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Annual Report 2017

The Ombudsman launches her Annual Report for 2017. The year saw a rise in the number of complaints, while concerns about transparency in the EU administration accounted for the biggest proportion of the Ombudsman's cases

Ombudsman sends Special Report to Parliament on lack of Council accountability

The Ombudsman calls on Parliament's support after the Council's failure to respond to her Recommendations aiming to improve the accountability of its legislative work

Ombudsman launches ‘fast-track’ complaint procedure for access to documents

Under the new system the Ombudsman aims to take a decision within two months of receiving  an access to document complaint

Ombudsman asks Commission to reassess Barroso appointment

The Ombudsman has asked that former Commission President Barroso’s employment with Goldman Sachs Bank be reassessed by its Ethics Committee

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Céard a dhéanann muid

Déanann an tOmbudsman Eorpach iniúchadh faoi drochriarachán in institiúidí agus in eagraíochtaí an Aontais Eorpaigh.

Más saoránach de Bhallstát de chuid an Aontais nó má tá cónaí ort i mBallstát, is féidir leat gearán a dhéanamh leis an Ombudsman Eorpach. Is féidir le gnóthaí, cumainn agus grúpai eile a bhfuil oifig cláraithe acu san Aontas, gearán a dhéanamh leis an Ombudsman.

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Cé sinn

Chuaigh Emily Ní Raghallaigh i mbun oifige mar Ombudsman Eorpach ar an 1 Deireadh Fómhair 2013.

Roimhe sin, bhí sí ag obair mar Ombudsman Náisiúnta na hÉireann agus mar Choimisinéir Faisnéise Náisiúnta na hÉireann (2003-2013), agus is eagarthóir, craoltóir agus údar gradamúil í.

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Tá foireann ardcháilithe ilteangach ag an institiúid.

Fágann sé sin gur féidir linn déileáil le do ghearán i do theanga féin má tá sí ar cheann de na 24 teanga de chuid an Aontais Eorpaigh ina mbímid ag obair. Táimid tiomanta dár seirbhís a bheith inrochtana go hiomlán ag daoine faoi mhíchumas.

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How it works

Who can turn to the European Ombudsman?

Citizens, NGOs, associations, businesses, universities, journalists...

  • With complaints concerning an EU institution, office or agency
  • Who have already tried to solve the problem with the EU body concerned
  • When the issue is not over two years old
  • Where there is no other legal action underway

The Ombudsman can help with

  • Unfair treatment by EU bodies
  • Problems with EU tenders/contracts
  • Late payments from EU funds
  • Refused access to documents
  • Delays in dealings with EU bodies
  • Undisclosed or improper lobbying

What can the Ombudsman do?

  • Follow-up your complaint with the EU body
  • Help find a fair solution to your problem
  • Issue recommendations to EU bodies
  • Inspect EU documents

How to contact the Ombudsman?

  • You can contact the Ombudsman in the 24 official EU languages
  • Fill out the easy online complaint form
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